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Chance of thunderstorms continues through Monday

by Silas Allen Published: May 31, 2014
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Showers and thunderstorms are possible in central and western Oklahoma through Monday, the National Weather Service’s Norman office reports. From the Hazardous Weather Outlook:

DAY ONE…TODAY AND TONIGHT…

THUNDERSTORMS…

AN AREA OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED STORMS COULD AFFECT PARTS OF WESTERN OKLAHOMA THIS MORNING. ADDITIONAL SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING GENERALLY ALONG AND EAST OF INTERSTATE 35. NO SEVERE WEATHER IS EXPECTED WITH ANY OF THE ACTIVITY TODAY BUT HEAVY DOWNPOURS AND CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WILL BE POSSIBLE.

FOG…

FOG WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE THIS MORNING ACROSS APPROXIMATELY THE WESTERN HALF TO TWO-THIRDS OF OKLAHOMA. VISIBILITIES WILL GENERALLY RANGE FROM 2 TO 6 MILES BUT SOME AREAS COULD SEE VISIBILITIES DROP BELOW ONE MILE. DRIVERS NEED TO BE PREPARED FOR SUDDEN CHANGES IN VISIBILITY. THE FOG IS EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE BY 9 AM.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY…

THUNDERSTORMS…

A COMPLEX OF THUNDERSTORMS COULD DEVELOP IN THE HIGH PLAINS SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THIS COMPLEX COULD THEN MOVE ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTHERN AND CENTRAL OKLAHOMA SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY. SOME SEVERE STORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE… MAINLY WEST OF A LINE FROM CHEROKEE TO CHEYENNE OKLAHOMA. DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH AND HAIL TO THE SIZE OF HALF DOLLARS WILL BE THE MAIN IMPACTS.

ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS PARTS OF OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN NORTH TEXAS LATE NEXT WEEK AS AN UPPER LEVEL SYSTEM AND COLD FRONT MOVE ACROSS THE REGION.

The National Weather Service's Norman forecast office predicts continued chances of rain and thunderstorms through Sunday night.
The National Weather Service's Norman forecast office predicts continued chances of rain and thunderstorms through Sunday night.
The National Weather Service’s Norman forecast office predicts continued chances of rain and thunderstorms through Sunday night.
by Silas Allen
General Assignment/Breaking News Reporter
Silas Allen is a news reporter for The Oklahoman. He is a Missouri native and a 2008 graduate of the University of Missouri.
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