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Severe weather expected in the Southern Plains on Sunday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a Moderate Risk of severe weather (next-to-highest threat level) in the Southern Plains on Sunday. The area of greatest concern is in north Texas and central Oklahoma, including the Oklahoma City metro area. Numerous severe thunderstorms with very large hail, tornadoes, and damaging winds are expected into the late evening hours. Read More >

Radar-Derived Precipitation Estimates

 

Radar-derived Precipitation Estimates are a combination of Radar data and rain gauge observations. These estimates may be referred to as MPE values because they are derived by using the Multi-Sensor Precipitation Estimator (MPE) Program. This data may also be referred to as Stage III data, because the MPE process is the third stage of quality control on the radar-derived precipitation amounts. Hourly Radar rainfall estimates are compared to hourly gauge values to produce hourly MPE values.



Precipitation Analysis Page -- Daily values from AHPS


RFC Precipitation Page (includes hourly values) -- From NWS Southern Region