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Flash Flood Threats in the Southeast and Rockies; Excessive Heat in the Southwest

Flash and small stream flooding threats linger across the southern Rockies Wednesday. Strong thunderstorms with heavy downpours may cause local flash flooding along portions of the Southeast states into Thursday. Excessive heat will continue to impact the southern California mountains and deserts into Arizona and Nevada into Thursday. 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.