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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
503 AM CDT THU AUG 25 2016

OKZ004>048-050>052-TXZ083>090-261015-
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-
503 AM CDT THU AUG 25 2016

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 THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS PARTS OF
NORTHERN OKLAHOMA THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

LOCATION...
THE SLIGHT RISK AREA EXISTS NORTH AND EAST OF A PERRY TO CAMARGO
TO WOODWARD TO ALVA LINE. LOCATIONS IN THE SLIGHT RISK INCLUDE
PONCA CITY...ENID...MEDFORD...CHEROKEE...AND FAIRVIEW. A MARGINAL
RISK AREA SURROUNDS THE SLIGHT RISK AREA AND EXISTS NORTH OF A
LINE FROM SEYMOUR TO WICHITA FALLS TEXAS TO DUNCAN OKLAHOMA TO
PURCELL TO SEMINOLE.

TIMING..
THE GREATEST CHANCE FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS TODAY WILL BE
BETWEEN 4 AND 10 PM.

IMPACTS...
THE MAIN HAZARD WILL BE DAMAGING WIND GUSTS UP TO 80 MPH.

HAIL UP TO THE SIZE OF HALF DOLLARS...LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL...
AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING WILL BE POSSIBLE AS WELL.

DISCUSSION...
ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL OCCUR MAINLY
ACROSS NORTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA BEFORE 4 PM TODAY. THESE STORMS ARE
EXPECTED REMAIN BELOW SEVERE LIMITS...BUT MAY PRODUCE LOCALLY
HEAVY DOWNPOURS.

AROUND 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON...ADDITIONAL SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
ARE EXPECTED TO FORM NEAR A FRONT ACROSS THE EASTERN TEXAS
PANHANDLE INTO NORTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA AS THE AIR WILL BE HOT AND
UNSTABLE. THESE STORMS WILL QUICKLY MOVE NORTHEAST. SUFFICIENT
SHEAR WILL SUPPORT CLUSTERS AND LINES OF STORMS AS WELL AS PERHAPS
A FEW SUPERCELLS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WIDESPREAD DAMAGING WINDS.
STORMS ARE EXPECTED TO WEAKEN AFTER 10 PM THIS EVENING WITH THE
LOSS OF DAYTIME HEATING...THOUGH LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL MAY
CONTINUE FOR THE REST OF TONIGHT.

.SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT STATEMENT...

STORM SPOTTER GROUPS AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL ACROSS
THE RISK AREAS...ESPECIALLY IN NORTHERN OKLAHOMA...SHOULD PREPARE
FOR SEVERE WEATHER OPERATIONS LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.THUNDERSTORMS...
THERE WILL BE A DAILY CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS FRIDAY THROUGH NEXT
WEDNESDAY. A FEW STRONG TO PERHAPS SEVERE STORMS WILL REMAIN
POSSIBLE. THE PRIMARY HAZARDS WITH STORMS WILL BE DAMAGING WIND
GUSTS AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL THAT COULD LEAD TO FLOODING.

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

$$

MBS




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