Strong Storm System Building On Approach To Oklahoma


Thursday, May 16th 2013, 7:20 pm
By: News 9


One of the strongest storm systems of the year is taking shape over the Pacific Northwest and will be approaching Oklahoma this weekend into early next week.

All modes of severe weather will be possible with thunderstorms that do develop including large hail, damaging winds, and tornadoes.

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The atmospheric setup is not perfect and a tornado outbreak is not locked in. The chance is low that storms will initiate, but the impact will be high from those that do.

The best chance for severe weather will be west of Interstate 35 on Saturday, in central Oklahoma on Sunday, including the OKC Metro, along and east of I-35 on Monday, again including the OKC Metro area.

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Make sure you have a way to get watches and warnings as you make your plans this weekend. We are constantly analyzing the latest data, and will post timing and location updates as necessary.

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