Issue Date: 310 AM CDT Tue May 24 2022
This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of northern...
western...central...and southern Oklahoma...and western north
.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight...
There is a slight risk of severe thunderstorms today, generally
along and south of a line from Altus to Lawton to Sulphur and
Atoka. North of the slight risk, a few strong storms may occur
mainly along a south of an Enid to Elk City line.
This morning, scattered to numerous thunderstorms are expected
to move across far southwest Oklahoma and western north Texas.
Strong wind gusts to 60 mph and small hail are possible with
Perhaps a better chance of severe storms will be across parts of
south central and southeast Oklahoma during the afternoon. Better
instability may develop across this area and thunderstorms may
produce large hail and damaging wind gusts.
Locally heavy rainfall is possible with some of the thunderstorms
today into this evening. Yesterday, 3 to 5 inches of rain fell
across parts of central Oklahoma. This area will be more susceptible
to flooding due to recent heavy rainfall, including parts of the
Oklahoma City area.
.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday...
A few thunderstorms may linger across mainly northern Oklahoma
Wednesday, but severe thunderstorms are not expected. Rainfall
rates and thunderstorm coverage is also expected to be lower.
A fast warming trend is expected over the weekend with triple digit
heat possible across southwestern Oklahoma and western north Texas.
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