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National Weather Service Norman OK
320 am CDT Tue Oct 25 2016

high clouds will continue to increase today ahead of a fast moving
shortwave trough. Being late October this should have some impact
on insolation this afternoon. Rap and NAM soundings indicate the
best opportunity for afternoon storms will be across southwest
Oklahoma and western North Texas. Even this area will likely
remain capped.

This evening and overnight, showers and a few thunderstorms may
develop, especially across north central Oklahoma. Will keep high
chance pops for this area. An associated front will enter
northwest Oklahoma around sunrise Wednesday, while a few elevated
showers move across north central and central Oklahoma.

By mid to late afternoon, the frontal boundary will become nearly
stationary north and west of Interstate 44. Capping will be an
issue again, but an isolated storm or two may form ahead of front
during peak heating (central and south central ok).

After Wednesday, a mid and upper ridge centered over northern
Mexico will build east into Texas and the Southern Plains. This
will bring yet another period of dry weather with well above
average temperatures. A weak front should push into far northern
Oklahoma Saturday afternoon, but areas ahead of the front will
warm into at least the mid and upper 80s. Near record high
temperature are expected at least Friday and Saturday.


Preliminary point temps/pops...
Oklahoma City OK 78 62 81 57 / 0 30 30 10
Hobart OK 79 63 83 55 / 0 10 10 0
Wichita Falls Texas 80 63 84 58 / 0 10 10 0
gage OK 80 58 83 48 / 0 20 0 0
Ponca City OK 80 63 80 52 / 0 50 30 0
Durant OK 80 60 82 61 / 0 10 10 10


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