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Excessive Heat Continues for Washington State; Flooding Impacts Expected in the Southwest U.S.

Excessive heat will continue over central Washington through Friday with afternoon temperatures into the triple digits. In the Desert Southwest, monsoon activity will continue to generate localized flooding impacts in arroyos, slot canyons, and urban areas, as well as rapid rises on rivers, through this weekend. Flood Watches are widespread across Arizona and New Mexico for Friday and Saturday. Read More >

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Last Map Update: Wed, Aug. 17, 2022 at 8:44:30 pm CDT

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Scattered showers will be possible across parts of southern Oklahoma and western north Texas.
Showers and storms are possible through the end of the week, but better chances will exist on Saturday and Sunday.
Chances for rain and below-average high temperatures will persist for the next few days before a return to average highs early this weekend. Early next week looks cooler with daily chances for showers and thunderstorms.
It wasn't much, but there was some rain over the past 24 hours. Calumet was the big winner at 0.85"

 Current Weather Observations...
Location Time
(CDT)
Weather Vsby.
(SM)
Temp.
(ºF)
Dewpt.
(ºF)
Hum.
(%)
Wind
(mph)
Wind Chill / Heat Index
(ºF)
Pres.
(in)
Oklahoma City, OK19:52Overcast10756673NNE 12-30.05
Stillwater, OK19:53Overcast10776771NE 3-30.05
Lawton, OK19:53Clear10826658N 17-30.02
Wichita Falls, TX19:52Mostly Cloudy10886648NNE 20-29.97
Ponca City, OK19:53Mostly Cloudy10756981CALM-30.05
Enid, OK19:55Partly Cloudy10776669NNE 5-30.06
Alva, OK20:25Mostly Clear10756469E 3-30.08
Woodward, OK20:15Clear10716273CALM-30.14
Gage, OK19:53Clear10756468ENE 5-30.11
Watonga, OK20:15Overcast10746573N 10-30.10
Clinton, OK19:53Clear10736575NNE 13-30.09
Weatherford, OK20:15Mostly Cloudy10746675NE 8-30.08
Hobart, OK19:53Clear10786462NE 18-30.06
Altus, OK20:15Clear10816456NE 14-30.06
Frederick, OK19:53Clear10866448NNE 20-29.98
Ardmore, OK19:50Clear10786973NNE 12-30.00
Ada, OK20:15Overcast10736988NNE 3-30.05
Shawnee, OK20:15Overcast10746676NE 10-30.05

Local Weather History For August 17th...
One of the most memorable severe thunderstorms in recent history
struck north-central and central Oklahoma on August 17, 1994. The
communities of Lahoma and Drummond suffered the most damage from an
unusually intense supercell storm, that moved south into Oklahoma
near Manchester, and continued across Goltry, Lahoma, Drummond,
Kingfisher, and Okarche. Widespread severe damage occurred to between
500 and 800 permanent homes and businesses, and between 80 and 120
mobile homes, all the result of very large hail driven by
hurricane-force winds. Peak wind gusts in Lahoma were measured at 113
mph, before the wind equipment gave out. Hail reached golf ball to
baseball size along the entire storm track. One hailstone that fell
between Kingfisher and Okarche was said to look like a football.
Several people were treated for hypothermia in the Lahoma area as a
result of the large volume of hail, as air temperatures fell from
near 100 degrees, down into the lower 50s.

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