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Severe Weather and Heavy Rainfall Potential for the East; Active Weather Continues for the West

Strong Pacific storm will continue to bring heavy precipitation and strong winds across the western U.S. today. Across the east, the chance for strong to severe thunderstorms later today as low pressure tracks eastward. This system could redevelop into a coastal storm for the mid-Atlantic and Northeast corridors into Tuesday. Read More >

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Figure 3: Diurnal distribution of tornadoes in the immediate Oklahoma City, Oklahoma area by CST hour, 1890-Present.

Figure 3. Diurnal distribution of tornadoes in the immediate Oklahoma City, Oklahoma area by CST hour, 1890-Present. Data based on initial tornado touchdown times, with hour HH defined as the period HH-30 to HH+29. Data from 12 am CST (1 am CDT) to 6 am CST (7 am CDT) are repeated in order to show the trend across the 12 am CST (midnight) (1 am CDT) period.