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National Weather Service:
Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch

Current Conditions
Updated: 9:36 PM CDT on May 23, 2015
Rain Oklahoma City: 63°
Rain
Wind: East 9 mph
Dew point: 61°
Pressure: 29.94 in.
Humidity: 94%
Visibility: 5.0 miles
Sunrise: 06:20 AM (CDT)
Moon Rise: 11:31 AM (CDT) 5/23
Sunset: 08:34 PM (CDT)
Moon Set: 12:32 AM (CDT) 5/23

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5 Day Forecast for Zip Code 73101
Sun
Thunderstorm
T-storms
70° | 63°
Chance of Rain:
80%
Wind:
at 12 mph
Humidity:
85
UV Index:
out of 16
Sunrise:
06:20 AM (CDT)
Sunset:
08:34 PM (CDT)
Mon
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Chance of T-storms
82° | 61°
Chance of Rain:
50%
Wind:
at 18 mph
Humidity:
82
UV Index:
out of 16
Sunrise:
06:20 AM (CDT)
Sunset:
08:34 PM (CDT)
Tue
Clear
Clear
80° | 65°
Chance of Rain:
10%
Wind:
at 10 mph
Humidity:
81
UV Index:
out of 16
Sunrise:
06:20 AM (CDT)
Sunset:
08:34 PM (CDT)
Wed
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Chance of T-storms
85° | 67°
Chance of Rain:
80%
Wind:
at 11 mph
Humidity:
81
UV Index:
out of 16
Sunrise:
06:20 AM (CDT)
Sunset:
08:34 PM (CDT)
Thu
Overcast
Overcast
81° | 67°
Chance of Rain:
20%
Wind:
at 13 mph
Humidity:
83
UV Index:
out of 16
Sunrise:
06:20 AM (CDT)
Sunset:
08:34 PM (CDT)
Weather History
Large golf ball sized hail was produced from thunderstorms over the eastern United States on this date in 1988. Also, in 1990, a cloudburst washed topsoil and large rocks into the town of Culdesac, ID.
Almanac
Key: T = Trace of precipitation; MM = data not available
May 23, 2015
**Sunrise:6:20 AM Moonrise: 11:31 AM
Sunset:8:34 PM Moonset: 12:32 AM
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Arvin 80° 58° Clear
Bakersfield 80° 58° Clear
California City 73° 55° Clear
Delano 78° 54° Clear
Edwards 77° 54° Partly Cloudy
Pine Mtn Club 66° 49° Clear
Glennville 64° 46° Clear
Kernville 82° 56° Clear
Lake Isabella 64° 46° Clear
Lamont 80° 58° Clear
Lebec 66° 49° Clear
Lost Hills 80° 58° Clear
Maricopa 80° 58° Clear
Mojave 73° 55° Clear
McFarland 80° 58° Clear
Randsburg 82° 56° Clear
Ridgecrest 82° 56° Clear
Rosamond 73° 53° Clear
Shafter 80° 58° Clear
Taft 80° 58° Clear
Tehachapi 64° 46° Clear
Wasco 80° 58° Clear

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Earthquake Watch
CityMagnitudeDate
Pratt4.01:44 PM CDT on May 23, 2015
Pratt3.310:11 AM CDT on May 23, 2015
Medford3.55:46 AM CDT on May 23, 2015
Mooreland2.63:51 PM CDT on May 22, 2015
Helena3.55:57 AM CDT on May 22, 2015
Mooreland2.82:17 AM CDT on May 22, 2015
Minimum magnitude is 2.5.
Flash Flood Warning Statement as of 8:04 PM CDT on May 23, 2015

... The Flash Flood Warning remains in effect until 1100 PM CDT for
Oklahoma County...

At 759 PM CDT... Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain across the warned area... .where over two inches of rain
has already fallen. There have been numerous reports of high water
rescues in the Oklahoma City Metro. Dangerous flooding is occuring
across Oklahoma County!

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Oklahoma City... Edmond... Midwest City... del City... Bethany... the
Village... Warr Acres... Choctaw... Harrah... Nichols Hills... Spencer...
Jones... Nicoma Park... Luther... Arcadia... Tinker Air Force Base...
Newalla... Forest Park... Valley Brook and Lake Aluma.

Additional rainfall amounts of one to two inches are possible in the
warned area.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams... urban areas... highways... streets and underpasses
as well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.

Turn around... dont drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.


Lat... Lon 3538 9767 3573 9767 3572 9715 3538 9714


Mahale



257 PM CDT Sat may 23 2015

... Flood Warning extended until Monday morning...

the Flood Warning continues for
the north Canadian river near Harrah.

* From Sunday morning to Monday morning... or until the warning is
cancelled.

* At 2:00 PM Saturday the stage was 6.8 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.

* Forecast... the north Canadian river will rise above flood stage mid
Sunday morning and crest near 14.6 feet Sunday evening.The north
Canadian river will fall below flood stage early Monday morning.

* Impact... at 15 feet... look for short duration flooding of low-lying
agricultural lands and rural roads in eastern Oklahoma County...
the southwest corner of Lincoln... and northwestern Pottawatomie
County.



Lat... Lon 3554 9728 3557 9722 3541 9701 3538 9706





257 PM CDT Sat may 23 2015

... Flood Warning extended until Sunday afternoon...

the Flood Warning continues for
the north Canadian river at Oklahoma City.

* From late tonight to Sunday afternoon... or until the warning is
cancelled.

* At 2:00 PM Saturday the stage was 8.0 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.

* Forecast... the north Canadian river will rise above flood stage
early Sunday morning and crest near 18.6 feet mid Sunday
morning.The north Canadian river will fall below flood stage late
Sunday morning.

* Impact... at 19 feet... low-lying croplands and pastures east of
Oklahoma City near the towns of Spencer and Jones are briefly
flooded... and some local roads may overflow.



Lat... Lon 3545 9746 3548 9747 3562 9734 3557 9722
      3554 9728 3557 9732




Flash Flood Watch Statement as of 2:42 PM CDT on May 23, 2015

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Monday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Oklahoma and northern Texas... including the
following areas... in Oklahoma... Alfalfa... Atoka... Beckham...
Blaine... Bryan... Caddo... Canadian... Carter... Cleveland...
Coal... Comanche... Cotton... Custer... Dewey... Ellis... Garfield...
   Garvin... Grady... Grant... Greer... Harmon... Harper... Hughes...
Jackson... Jefferson... Johnston... Kay... Kingfisher... Kiowa...
Lincoln... Logan... Love... major... Marshall... McClain... Murray...
   Noble... Oklahoma... Payne... Pontotoc... Pottawatomie... Roger
Mills... Seminole... Stephens... Tillman... Washita... Woods and
Woodward. In northern Texas... Archer... Baylor... Clay... Foard...
   Hardeman... Knox... Wichita and Wilbarger.

* Through Monday morning

* 2 to 6 inches of rainfall... with locally higher amounts will be
possible.

* Road closures and washouts will be likely along with the
potential for inundation of homes and businesses in the areas of
heaviest rainfall. Water may rise rapidly creating dangerous
currents that could wash away cars as well as individuals caught
in the flow.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Monitor weather forecasts and information. Avoid travel in
flooded areas... and make plans to get to higher ground if
flooding develops or worsens in your area.





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