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Dangerous Heat Lingers in the Southern U.S.; Heavy Rain and Thunderstorms in the Midwest

Heat advisories linger across the Southern Plains and the Lower Mississippi Valley today for hot temperatures and dangerous heat indices. Also, Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain will roll through the Midwest. Expect flash flooding, damaging winds, large hail and even a few tornadoes from the Central Plains and Mid Mississippi Valley to the western Ohio Valley and Great Lakes. Read More >

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Credits and Acknowledgments

The authors would like to extended sincere gratitude to these organizations and people for their contributions and thoughtful suggestions during the preparation of this presentation:

  1. KFOR – TV Channel 4, Oklahoma City, OK. Mike Morgan, Dan Threlkeld, Steve Carano, David Payne and the remainder of the 4 – WARN storm team.
  2. KSNW – TV Channel 3, Wichita, KS. David Freeman - Chief Meteorologist.
  3. J. Pat Carter and the Associated Press - Oklahoma City, OK.
  4. The Oklahoma Climatological Survey – Norman OK
  5. The National Severe Storms Laboratory – Norman OK
  6. Gary McDevitt – Service Hydrologist - NWS Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
  7. Greg Spoden – University of Minnesota
  8. Doug Speheger – Forecaster - NWS Norman OK
  9. Gayland Kitch – Emergency Manager - Moore OK
  10. Brian Hansen – Emergency Management – Moore OK
  11. Jason Lynn – National Severe Storms Laboratory – Norman OK
  12. Lon Curtis – Waco TX
  13. Dave Zittel – NEXRAD Operational Support Facility – Norman OK
  14. Jeff Evans – Storm Prediction Center – Norman OK


  15. David Andra – Science and Operations Officer – NWS – Norman OK
  16. Dennis McCarthy – Meteorologist in Charge – NWS – Norman OK
  17. Liz Quoetone – NEXRAD Operational Support Facility – Norman OK
  18. Les Lemon – Research and Radar Meteorologist – Kansas City MO
  19. Estelle de Coning – South African Weather Bureau – Pretoria, South Africa
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