Central Oklahoma storms could be severe Tuesday

There is a 30 percent chance for storms after 1 p.m. in central Oklahoma.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: May 24, 2011 at 5:21 am •  Published: May 24, 2011

Severe storms are possible in central Oklahoma Tuesday, and flooding is possible in northeast and eastern Oklahoma, the National Weather Service reports.

There is a 30 percent chance for storms after 1 p.m. in central Oklahoma. The forecast calls for warm and windy weather with temperatures approaching the upper 80s.

Meanwhile, northeast Oklahoma, including the Tulsa area, is under a flash flood watch through tonight. Areas around Miami and Muskogee are under a flood warning until noon Tuesday due to heavy rain.

The Oklahoma City forecast is as follows:

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms mainly after 1 p.m. Some of the storms could be severe. Cloudy then gradually becoming mostly sunny with a high near 87. South wind between 14 and 24 mph with gusts as high as 33 mph.

Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe. Partly cloudy with a low around 62. Windy with a southwest wind 25 to 28 mph decreasing to between 10 and 13 mph.


by Darnell Mayberry
OKC Thunder Senior Reporter
Darnell Mayberry grew up in Langston, Okla. and is now in his third stint in the Sooner state. After a year and a half at Bishop McGuinness High, he finished his prep years in Falls Church, Va., before graduating from Norfolk State University in...
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