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Severe Weather and Heavy Rain for the Southern U.S.

A potent storm system will roll across the Southern tier of the U.S. over the next two days. As a result, severe thunderstorms with large hail, damaging winds and a few tornadoes are possible from the southern Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley into the South and Southeast. Also, heavy rain from these thunderstorms may cause some flood concerns, especially in the Lower Mississippi Valley. Read More >

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Last Map Update: Fri, Apr. 23, 2021 at 12:28:33 am CDT

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Severe thunderstorms are possible Friday afternoon and evening across much of Oklahoma and north Texas. Main threats will be hail up to the size of baseballs, winds of 60-80 mph, and a low chance for tornadoes.
Increasing temperatures, dry air and gusty winds will increase fire weather conditions late this weekend and early next week. Main areas of concern will be far western Oklahoma and adjacent parts of northern Texas.
All severe hazards are possible with thunderstorms next Tuesday.
Strong warming trend into early next week.

 Current Weather Observations...
Location Time
Weather Vsby.
Wind Chill / Heat Index
Oklahoma City, OK23:52Overcast10494173SSE 5-29.97
Stillwater, OK23:53Overcast10504376ESE 6-29.99
Lawton, OK23:53Overcast10534368SE 7-29.94
Wichita Falls, TX23:52Overcast10544571SE 5-29.95
Ponca City, OK00:15Overcast10484486SSE 1043 [WC]29.99
Enid, OK23:56Overcast10474384SE 943 [WC]29.95
Alva, OK00:15Overcast10464493S 1439 [WC]29.93
Woodward, OK00:15Overcast7444293SSE 1536 [WC]29.91
Gage, OK23:53Mist5464492S 15G2339 [WC]29.88
Watonga, OK00:15Overcast10484278SSE 7-29.96
Clinton, OK23:53Overcast7474592SSE 1241 [WC]29.93
Weatherford, OK00:15Overcast10494381SSE 944 [WC]29.94
Hobart, OK23:53Overcast10494689S 9-29.92
Altus, OK00:15Overcast10514785SSE 13-29.93
Frederick, OK23:53Overcast10514785E 5-29.90
Ardmore, OK00:15Overcast10534162ESE 7-29.97
Ada, OK23:55Overcast10514166SSE 7-30.01
Shawnee, OK00:15Overcast10504069E 3-29.99

Local Weather History For April 23rd...
Thunder was not heard officially in Oklahoma City during April 1989.
That was the only April in the history of Oklahoma City, since 1891,
that passed with no observation of thunder on any day of the month.

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