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Heat, Severe and Fire Weather

Excessive heat warnings persist across the Desert Southwest, while the heat and humidity lingers along the East Coast. An extensive zone of strong to severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and locally heavy rain are expected along a strong cold front from New England to the south-central Plains. Finally, elevated fire weather threats/red flag warnings are likely across the Inter-mountain West. Read More >

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Last Map Update: Thu, Aug. 22, 2019 at 4:52:19 am CDT

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Scattered showers and storms are expected today for eastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas as a front sags south toward the area. The best potential for severe storms will likely be this afternoon, where the airmass has a chance to become unstable ahead of the front. The main threat from any severe storms will be isolated damaging winds. Heavy rain will also be a threat, with localized flash flooding possible especially across far northeast Oklahoma.
Heavy rain is ongoing this morning across northeast Oklahoma with 2- 3" of rain reported since midnight in some spots. Storm total rainfall amounts of 3-5" are possible by Friday morning. The rain will continue this morning, with a break mid day, and then another round of heavy rain is expected tonight. Remember to never drive into flooded roads.
.Today...Mostly sunny. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs 81 to 98.
.Tonight...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows 64 to 75.
.Fri...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs 80 to 95.
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