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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.

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