Oklahoma City’s weather conditions for today, as of 5:16 AM on Tuesday, the 21st of May. Overnight, showers and thunderstorms. Steady temperature around 68. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Next, Tuesday, showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8am. High near 75. Southwest wind 8 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible. Tuesday Night, mostly clear, with a low around 57. South wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Then, Wednesday, a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Sunny, with a high near 84. South southwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Sunrise today will be at 6:21 am and the sun will set at 8:32 pm.
There are 7 local weather hazards at the time of this report. Here are those local weather hazards.
Flood Watch. Life Threatening Flood/Flash Flood Episode Possible Monday into Tuesday. Thunderstorms with heavy rainfall will become widespread Monday through Tuesday afternoon, especially over western, northern, and central Oklahoma. The potential for extremely dangerous and life threatening flooding and flash flooding will exist by this evening/ overnight through Tuesday. Multiple severe weather hazards will be present today. Now is the time to develop a tornado safety plan that does not include sheltering in flood prone areas!. Flood watch remains in effect through tuesday afternoon. The Flood Watch for flash flooding. flooding of creeks and rivers. and flooding of low lying areas continues for. portions of Oklahoma and northern Texas, including the following areas, in Oklahoma, Alfalfa, Atoka, Beckham, Blaine, Bryan, Caddo, Canadian, Carter, Cleveland, Coal, Comanche, Cotton, Custer, Dewey, Ellis, Garfield, Garvin, Grady, Grant, Greer, Harmon, Harper, Hughes, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnston, Kay, Kingfisher, Kiowa, Lincoln, Logan, Love, Major, Marshall, McClain, Murray, Noble, Oklahoma, Payne, Pontotoc, Pottawatomie, Roger Mills, Seminole, Stephens, Tillman, Washita, Woods, and Woodward. In northern Texas, Archer, Baylor, Clay, Foard, Hardeman, Knox, Wichita, and Wilbarger. Through Tuesday afternoon. Significant and potentially life threatening flooding from heavy rainfall will be possible, especially across western, central, and northern Oklahoma. This is a particularly dangerous and life threatening flood situation. Localized rainfall amounts of at least 3 to 6 inches are possible. Plan now for tornado shelter options that do not include low lying and flood prone areas. Do not shelter in drainage ditches!. Precautionary/preparedness actions. A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts. You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.
Flood Warning. Okc017-083-109-211300- /o. Koun. T1000z-190521t1300z/ /00000. T0000z. T0000z. T0000z. OO/ Oklahoma OK-Logan OK-Canadian OK- 500 AM Central Daylight Time Tue May 21 2019. The National Weather Service in Norman has issued a. Flood Warning for. Northern Oklahoma County in central Oklahoma. Logan County in central Oklahoma. Eastern Canadian County in central Oklahoma. Until 800 AM CDT. At 459 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain which will cause flooding. Up to two inches of rain have already fallen and some roads are likely flooded. Some locations that will experience flooding include. Northwestern Oklahoma City, Edmond, El Reno, Guthrie, Yukon, Bethany, Mustang, Warr Acres, The Village, Piedmont, Nichols Hills, Jones, Langston, Union City, Crescent, Luther, Cashion, Coyle, Cedar Valley and Marshall. Precautionary/preparedness actions. Move to higher ground now. Act quickly to protect your life. Turn around, don`t drown. Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other drainage areas and low lying spots. Lon 3599 9735 3601 9733 3601 9730 3597 9727 3597 9724 3594 9720 3595 9714 3566 9714 3544 9767 3534 9768 3535 9786 3536 9786 3535 9791 3538 9794 3536 9795 3536 9800 3573 9786 3573 9767 3616 9767 3616 9735.
Hazardous Weather Outlook. This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of northern. western. central. and southern Oklahoma. and western north Texas. Day one. Today and Tonight. Flooding and heavy rainfall. Heavy rainfall is expected over the eastern half of Oklahoma this morning. This will contribute further to already saturated ground and high waters in streams and rivers. The rain is expected to diminish or end in most areas by afternoon. Thunderstorms. Thunderstorms will be likely across the eastern half of Oklahoma this morning. With strong vertical wind shear in place, a few storms may be severe, with damaging winds as the primary threat. Additional storms are possible in northwest Oklahoma through this afternoon, where wind and hail will be the main threats. Days two through seven. Wednesday through Monday. Thunderstorms. There is at least a slight chance for thunderstorms every day through Monday. Severe storms may occur in far western Oklahoma on Wednesday, but a much greater risk for severe storms will be on Thursday. Most of the region should remain capped, but northwest storms may form in the Texas Panhandle and move into northwest Oklahoma during the afternoon, with the attendant risks of large hail, damaging winds, and perhaps tornadoes. Heavy rainfall and flooding. Organized heavy rainfall is not expected after Tuesday morning, but with extremely saturated soils across the region, it will not take much to cause flooding. In addition, many streams and rivers throughout Oklahoma will be near or above flood stage at least through Wednesday. Get graphics and more details at weather. gov/norman. and follow our weather forecast office on Twitter and Facebook.
Flood Statement. Okc081-109-125-211638- /o. Koun. T0000z-190522t1431z/ /hrho2. T1302z. T1800z. T0831z. NO/ 338 AM Central Daylight Time Tue May 21 2019. The Flood Warning continues for The North Canadian River near Harrah. until Wednesday morning. or until the warning is cancelled. At 3:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 9. feet. Moderate flooding is forecast. Flood stage is 14. feet. Forecast. The North Canadian River will rise above flood stage mid Tuesday morning and crest near 16. feet early Tuesday afternoon. The North Canadian River will fall below flood stage early Wednesday morning. Impact. At 16. feet. Flooding affects agricultural areas and rural roads in eastern Oklahoma County. the southwest corner of Lincoln County. and northwestern Pottawatomie County. Lon 3554 9728 3557 9722 3541 9701 3538 9706.
Flood Statement. Okc109-211636- /o. Koun. T0000z-190522t0312z/ /okbo2. T0821z. T1200z. T2112z. NO/ 336 AM Central Daylight Time Tue May 21 2019. The Flood Warning continues for The North Canadian River at Oklahoma City at Britton Road. until this evening. or until the warning is cancelled. At 3:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 16. feet. Minor flooding is forecast. Flood stage is 17. feet. Forecast. The North Canadian River will rise above flood stage early Tuesday morning and crest near 20. feet mid Tuesday morning. The North Canadian River will fall below flood stage late Tuesday afternoon. Impact. At 20. feet. Low-lying croplands and pastures east of Oklahoma City near the towns of Spencer and Jones are briefly flooded. and some local roads may overflow. Lon 3545 9746 3548 9747 3562 9734 3557 9722 3554 9728 3557 9732.
Flood Statement. Okc017-109-211633- /o. Koun. T0200z-190523t1536z/ /yuko2. T0200z. T1800z. T0936z. NO/ 333 AM Central Daylight Time Tue May 21 2019. Flood Warning extended until Thursday morning. The Flood Warning continues for The North Canadian River near Yukon. from this evening to Thursday morning. or until the warning is cancelled. At 2:30 AM Tuesday the stage was 10. feet. Minor flooding is forecast. Flood stage is 14. feet. Forecast. The North Canadian River will rise above flood stage late Tuesday evening and crest near 14. feet early Wednesday afternoon. The North Canadian River will fall below flood stage early Thursday morning. Impact. At 15. feet. Flooding or isolation of suburban home sites and rural areas along the North Canadian River valley occurs. from near Banner Road to the headwaters of Lake Overholser. The Garth Brooks Avenue crossing northwest of town is closed by floodwaters. Low-lying rural roads are closed by flood depths near 3 feet with dangerously swift currents. Lon 3548 9785 3558 9785 3558 9765 3552 9765 3551 9771.
Flood Warning. Okc027-109-211300- /o. Koun. T0825z-190521t1300z/ /00000. T0000z. T0000z. T0000z. OO/ Oklahoma OK-Cleveland OK- 325 AM Central Daylight Time Tue May 21 2019. The National Weather Service in Norman has issued a. Flood Warning for. Southern Oklahoma County in central Oklahoma. Northern Cleveland County in central Oklahoma. Until 800 AM CDT. At 323 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated moderate to briefly heavy rain across the area that has experienced flooding. Additional flash flooding is unlikely but several city streets may continue to experience flooding through the early morning hours. Some locations that will experience flooding include. Oklahoma City, northern Norman, Moore, Midwest City, Del City, Choctaw, Harrah, Spencer, Jones, Nicoma Park, Valley Brook, Stella, Tinker Air Force Base, Stanley Draper Lake, Newalla, northern Lake Thunderbird, Forest Park, Lake Aluma and Smith Village. Precautionary/preparedness actions. Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other drainage areas and low lying spots. Lon 3528 9756 3530 9758 3531 9763 3534 9767 3544 9767 3567 9714 3528 9714.
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