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Tropical Storm Fay in the Atlantic; Severe Storms in the Plains; Excessive Heat and Fire Weather Threats in the West

Summer is in full swing! Tropical Storm Fay will bring heavy rain with flash flood potential, and isolated tornadoes to the Mid-Atlantic and New England. Severe storms in the Plains may produce intense winds, very large hail, and locally heavy rain. Excessive heat 110 to 121 F is possible in the Desert Southwest into early next week. Critical fire weather threats continue for portions of the West. Read More >

The National Weather Service depends on accurate reporting of severe weather in its mission to protect lives and property. We would like to hear of any significant weather phenomena that you observe, though we are particularly interested in receiving timely reports of tornadoes, one inch (quarter-sized) and larger hail, wind gusts of 58 mph or more, and flash flooding.

The National Weather Service in Norman serves the counties depicted in the map at the bottom of this page.

For life-threatening and imminent severe weather threats, please contact our forecast office immediately (even if you also contact us by social media or email) through our 24-hour public service phone line at 405-325-3816.

You can report significant weather on social media:

When posting weather reports to social media, it is helpful to include the hashtag #okwx for Oklahoma reports or #texomawx for western north Texas reports.

When timeliness is not an issue, you may send weather reports and photos to our webmaster at sr-oun.spotter@noaa.gov.  From time to time, we receive weather photos that would enhance our severe weather training, outreach, and other education efforts. If we may use the photos that you send us for non-profit purposes, please let us know. We strive to include photo credits whenever possible.

The National Weather Service in Norman serves central and western Oklahoma and western north Texas the following counties: Alfalfa, Atoka, Beckham, Blaine, Bryan, Caddo, Canadian, Carter, Cleveland, Coal, Comanche, Cotton, Custer, Dewey, Ellis, Garfield, Garvin, Grady, Grant, Greer, Harmon, Harper, Hughes, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnston, Kay, Kingfisher, Kiowa, Lincoln, Logan, Love, Major, Marshall, McClain, Murray, Noble, Oklahoma, Payne, Pontotoc, Pottawatomie, Roger Mills, Seminole, Stephens, Tillman, Washita, Woods, and Woodward counties in Oklahoma, and Archer, Baylor, Clay, Foard, Knox, Hardeman, Wichita, and Wilbarger counties in western north Texas.