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National Weather Service Norman OK
721 PM CDT Thursday Aug 21 2014

Aviation...
VFR conditions and south winds are expected until 222400.

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Previous discussion... /issued 358 PM CDT Thursday Aug 21 2014/

Discussion...
a few showers and storms have developed southeast of Wichita Falls this
afternoon where some confluent flow is present at the surface
ahead a weak middle level perturbation seen in WV imagery. Other
moist convection is occurring along a surface trough west of our forecast area
across the western Texas Panhandle. Some of this could move into
extreme northwest OK before sunset...but significant impacts are not
anticipated. Through this weekend...low shower/storm chances will
shift east as an upper level trough lifts over the southern
rockies and ridge into the Central Plains. This will especially be
true Sat through early Sunday as an initial weak cold front stalls
near northwest OK and middle level shortwave trough moves over the
panhandles.

Temperatures will cool slightly early next week as the ridge continues to
move east but the coolest temperatures will not arrive until middle to late
next week as a cold front...accompanying an upper trough moving
over the north central Continental U.S....dives south through our region.
We will continue to slowly decrease temperatures with this front for
days 7 and 8...but precipitation chances do not look very impressive
right now since any middle to upper support expected to remain too
far north.

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Preliminary point temps/pops...
Oklahoma City OK 98 75 98 75 / 10 10 0 0
Hobart OK 99 77 100 74 / 10 10 0 0
Wichita Falls Texas 100 78 99 76 / 20 20 0 0
gage OK 99 77 100 74 / 20 20 0 10
Ponca City OK 99 78 99 76 / 0 0 0 0
Durant OK 98 75 99 76 / 20 20 0 0

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Oun watches/warnings/advisories...
OK...none.
Texas...none.
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06/09/09

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