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Area forecast discussion 
National Weather Service Norman OK
353 PM CDT Wednesday Aug 20 2014

Discussion...
an upper ridge will continue to dominate most of our forecast area through
the late part of the week. However...by early this weekend the
ridge will shift eastward as an upper trough moves over the
southern rockies. This will result in more sswsly middle to upper
flow over the west-northwest where weak middle to upper level shortwave troughs
will support schc probability of precipitation through this weekend.

The first wave will move near northwest OK Saturday evening...with
another one following Sunday evening. Before next week this will
be the most likely time-frame for any signficant precipitation
occurring. Otherwise...expect above average temperatures through Sunday
under the ridge axis. Relief appears to be on the way by day 8
though as a cold front slides south and the ridge begins to break
down. At least low rain chances will also accompany the front.

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Preliminary point temps/pops...
Oklahoma City OK 74 96 74 98 / 0 0 0 0
Hobart OK 73 98 74 99 / 0 0 0 0
Wichita Falls Texas 76 98 75 100 / 0 0 0 0
gage OK 75 99 75 99 / 0 20 20 20
Ponca City OK 76 96 75 97 / 0 0 0 0
Durant OK 75 96 74 98 / 0 0 0 0

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Oun watches/warnings/advisories...
OK...none.
Texas...none.
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26/03

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