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Severe Storms and Flash Flooding in the Southern Plains

A slow moving storm system is expected to produce a multi-day heavy rainfall and flash flooding event across much of the Central to Southern Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley regions. Severe weather may produce large hail and high winds, but also a threat of tornadoes, across Texas and spreading on Wednesday into the Lower Mississippi, Tennessee and Ohio Valleys. Read More >

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Last Map Update: Tue, May. 24, 2022 at 1:01:42 am CDT

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Widespread and potentially heavy rainfall possible early this week. Otherwise cool temperatures continue with warm up by the weekend.
Cool temperatures to continue through much of the week, with warming trend by the weekend.

 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, OK23:52Mist \ Cumulonimbus Clouds, Lightning Observed1/25656100E 7-29.95
Stillwater, OK00:23Heavy Rain With Thunder \ Mist \ Lightning Observed3605892NE 13-29.95
Lawton, OK23:53Overcast8626093NNE 8-29.90
Wichita Falls, TX23:59Partly Cloudy10646189E 9-29.87
Ponca City, OK00:36Light Rain \ Lightning Observed7565596E 13-29.97
Enid, OK00:28Heavy Rain4555393ENE 7-29.96
Alva, OK00:40Thunder In The Vicinity \ Rain \ Lightning Observed25353100NE 14-29.99
Woodward, OK00:15Rain With Thunder \ Lightning Observed55050100NNW 8-30.02
Gage, OK00:09Light Rain \ Lightning Observed10525196N 12-30.01
Watonga, OK00:35Lightning Observed10545397NE 8-29.98
Clinton, OK00:02Fog1/45555100ENE 8-29.93
Weatherford, OK00:35Lightning Observed10545497ENE 6-29.94
Hobart, OK23:53Mist1565596E 10-29.91
Altus, OK00:35Lightning Observed10615992ENE 6-29.92
Frederick, OK00:00Mostly Cloudy7625989ENE 10-29.84
Ardmore, OK00:35Overcast10666082SE 12-29.93
Ada, OK00:35Thunder \ Lightning Observed106262100ESE 9-29.95
Shawnee, OK00:15Mist \ Lightning Observed5575593E 6-29.95

Local Weather History For May 24th...
On this date in 2011, a significant tornado outbreak occurred across
western and central Oklahoma, with 12 tornadoes resulting in 11
deaths and numerous injuries. One of the tornadoes was sampled by the
Oklahoma Mesonet station located 5 miles west-northwest of El Reno.
The station measured a wind gust of 151 mph and a 1-minute average
wind speed of 115 mph. This was associated with one of the violent
tornadoes that moved from near Binger, to Piedmont, and eventually
Guthrie. This is the highest wind gust recorded by a Mesonet station,
breaking the previous record of 113 mph set at the Lahoma site, in
Major county, on August 17, 1994.

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