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National Weather Service Norman OK
342 PM CDT Wednesday Sep 17 2014

Discussion...
a few showers and thunderstorms are trying to slip into our Texas
zones this afternoon...but most locations will remain dry through
the evening. At least low chances will persist across this area
through tomorrow as a middle level shortwave trough rounds the ridge
near the Red River. Temperatures will remain a few degrees above normal
through Friday...before rain chances increase late Friday and early
Saturday as the remnants of Odile approach the western zones.

In the extended...both GFS and European model (ecmwf) are generally in good
agreement with the remnants of Tropical Depression
Odile...currently across Mexico and moving into the U.S.
Southwest...bringing in a shortwave trough across the Southern
Plains for this weekend. The shortwave...coupled with sufficient
moisture...will result in increasing thunderstorms and rain probability of precipitation for our
Saturday/Sunday periods. Latest quantitative precipitation forecast guidance suggest high rainfall
amounts 2 to 3 inches are certainly possible mainly across the
western zones. A somewhat weak cold front will finally push
through late Sunday through early Monday, briefly bringing in just
slightly cooler than normal temperatures for early next week as
ridging will begin building.

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Preliminary point temps/pops...
Oklahoma City OK 69 89 69 86 / 10 20 10 10
Hobart OK 69 89 68 86 / 10 10 10 40
Wichita Falls Texas 71 90 69 88 / 20 30 10 40
gage OK 65 90 66 86 / 10 10 10 40
Ponca City OK 67 89 69 87 / 20 20 10 10
Durant OK 70 88 69 86 / 20 30 10 10

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