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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
506 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

OKZ004>048-050>052-TXZ083>090-021015-
HARPER-WOODS-ALFALFA-GRANT-KAY-ELLIS-WOODWARD-MAJOR-GARFIELD-
NOBLE-ROGER MILLS-DEWEY-CUSTER-BLAINE-KINGFISHER-LOGAN-PAYNE-
BECKHAM-WASHITA-CADDO-CANADIAN-OKLAHOMA-LINCOLN-GRADY-MCCLAIN-
CLEVELAND-POTTAWATOMIE-SEMINOLE-HUGHES-HARMON-GREER-KIOWA-JACKSON-
TILLMAN-COMANCHE-STEPHENS-GARVIN-MURRAY-PONTOTOC-COAL-COTTON-
JEFFERSON-CARTER-JOHNSTON-ATOKA-LOVE-MARSHALL-BRYAN-HARDEMAN-
FOARD-WILBARGER-WICHITA-KNOX-BAYLOR-ARCHER-CLAY-
506 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHERN...
WESTERN...CENTRAL...AND SOUTHERN OKLAHOMA...AND WESTERN NORTH
TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT...

.THUNDERSTORMS...
THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE STORMS IN NORTHERN OKLAHOMA.

.LOCATION...
THE RISK AREA IS GENERALLY ALONG AND NORTH OF AN ARNETT TO
SEILING TO ENID AND MEDFORD LINE.

.TIMING...
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE FROM 4 TO 10 PM.

.IMPACTS...
LARGE HAIL TO THE SIZE OF HALF DOLLARS AND WIND GUSTS TO 65 MPH
ARE THE MAIN HAZARDS.

.DISCUSSION...
ISOLATED TO WIDELY SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS MAY FORM ALONG
A DRYLINE IN NORTHWEST OKLAHOMA LATE THIS AFTERNOON. IF STORMS
DEVELOP...LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE. STORM
INTENSITY WILL DECREASE BY MID TO LATE EVENING.

OUTSIDE OF THE SLIGHT RISK AREA...WIDELY SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS
MAY DEVELOP DURING THE AFTERNOON...ESPECIALLY ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL
AND SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA. A FEW OF THESE STORMS MAY PRODUCE HAIL
UP TO THE SIZE OF QUARTERS AND 50 MPH WINDS.

STORM SPOTTER GROUPS AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL WITHIN
THE SLIGHT RISK AREA SHOULD BE READY FOR SEVERE WEATHER
OPERATIONS.

.FIRE WEATHER...
A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR FAR NORTHWEST OKLAHOMA THIS
AFTERNOON. VERY DRY AIR WILL COMBINE WITH BREEZY WINDS TO CREATE
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...

A COLD FRONT WILL STALL OVER NORTHERN OKLAHOMA EARLY
THURSDAY...BUT WILL PUSH SOUTHWARD DURING THE AFTERNOON AND
EVENING. A FEW STRONG TO MARGINALLY SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS MAY
DEVELOP ALONG THE FRONT DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING...
ESPECIALLY ALONG AND EAST OF A STILLWATER TO ARDMORE LINE.

THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE AGAIN LATE SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY...
ESPECIALLY ACROSS SOUTHERN OKLAHOMA. ADDITIONAL STORMS ARE POSSIBLE
ON MONDAY.

.FIRE WEATHER...
VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER IS EXPECTED IN SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA AND
WESTERN NORTH TEXAS THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

GET GRAPHICS AND MORE DETAILS AT WEATHER.GOV/NORMAN...AND FOLLOW
OUR WEATHER FORECAST OFFICE ON TWITTER AND FACEBOOK.

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