Area Forecast

Ponca City Now-NWS - May 25, 2024 7:08 pm

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. South southeast wind 14 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 87. South southwest wind 11 to 15 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.
Sunday Night
Clear, with a low around 58. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Memorial Day
Sunny, with a high near 86. North wind 5 to 7 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60. East wind 3 to 6 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
TORNADO WATCH 308 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1100 PM CDT FOR THE
 FOLLOWING LOCATIONS-
OKLAHOMA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE:

ALFALFA              ATOKA               BECKHAM
BLAINE               BRYAN               CADDO
CANADIAN             CARTER              CLEVELAND
COAL                 COMANCHE            COTTON
CREEK                CUSTER              DEWEY
ELLIS                GARFIELD            GARVIN
GRADY                GRANT               GREER
HARMON               HUGHES              JACKSON
JEFFERSON            JOHNSTON            KAY
KINGFISHER           KIOWA               LINCOLN
LOGAN                LOVE                MAJOR
MARSHALL             MCCLAIN             MURRAY
NOBLE                OKFUSKEE            OKLAHOMA
OSAGE                PAWNEE              PAYNE
PONTOTOC             POTTAWATOMIE        ROGER MILLS
SEMINOLE             STEPHENS            TILLMAN
WASHITA              WOODS               WOODWARD
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
OKC003-047-053-071-093-103-260030-
/O.NEW.KOUN.SV.W.0562.240525T2343Z-240526T0030Z/

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Norman OK
643 PM CDT Sat May 25 2024

The National Weather Service in Norman has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
  Kay County in northern Oklahoma...
  Northwestern Noble County in northern Oklahoma...
  Southeastern Alfalfa County in northwestern Oklahoma...
  Grant County in northern Oklahoma...
  Garfield County in northern Oklahoma...
  East central Major County in northwestern Oklahoma...

* Until 730 PM CDT.

* At 643 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
  extending from 4 miles north of Lahoma to 3 miles northeast of Enid
  to 3 miles east of Fairmont, moving northeast at 65 mph.

  HAZARD...Two inch hail and 70 mph wind gusts.

  SOURCE...Radar indicated.

  IMPACT...People and animals outdoors will be injured. Expect hail
           damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Expect
           considerable tree damage. Wind damage is also likely to
           mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.

* Locations impacted include...
  Enid, Ponca City, Blackwell, Tonkawa, Medford, Newkirk, Waukomis,
  Pond Creek, Garber, Lahoma, Covington, Billings, Drummond, Lamont,
  Wakita, Kremlin, Goltry, Breckenridge, Meno, and Braman.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.

A Tornado Watch remains in effect for the warned area.

LAT...LON 3618 9768 3620 9794 3632 9824 3700 9794
      3700 9681
TIME...MOT...LOC 2343Z 221DEG 59KT 3646 9811 3644 9784 3636 9763

THUNDERSTORM DAMAGE THREAT...CONSIDERABLE
HAIL THREAT...RADAR INDICATED
MAX HAIL SIZE...2.00 IN
WIND THREAT...RADAR INDICATED
MAX WIND GUST...70 MPH

Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Norman OK
252 PM CDT Sat May 25 2024

OKZ004>048-050>052-TXZ083>090-262000-
Harper-Woods-Alfalfa-Grant-Kay-Ellis-Woodward-Major-Garfield-
Noble-Roger Mills-Dewey-Custer-Blaine-Kingfisher-Logan-Payne-
Beckham-Washita-Caddo-Canadian-Oklahoma-Lincoln-Grady-McClain-
Cleveland-Pottawatomie-Seminole-Hughes-Harmon-Greer-Kiowa-Jackson-
Tillman-Comanche-Stephens-Garvin-Murray-Pontotoc-Coal-Cotton-
Jefferson-Carter-Johnston-Atoka-Love-Marshall-Bryan-Hardeman-
Foard-Wilbarger-Wichita-Knox-Baylor-Archer-Clay-
252 PM CDT Sat May 25 2024

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of northern...
western...central...and southern Oklahoma...and western north
Texas.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight...

.Thunderstorms...
Severe thunderstorms will be possible this afternoon through the
evening hours with supercells that could produce up to softball
size hail and up to 80 mph or higher downburst wind gusts. Long
track tornadoes will also be possible anywhere in the risk area.
All of our area is within a risk for severe storms with the
highest risk area across northern through central and southwest
Oklahoma.

.SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT STATEMENT...

Storm spotter groups and emergency management personnel across our
entire area should prepare for severe weather operations through
this evening.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday...

.Thunderstorms...
Thunderstorms chances will return on Tuesday and every day and
night through Friday. A few of these storms could become strong to
low-end severe.
 

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