Another round of showers and thunderstorms with potential heavy rainfall and severe weather today!
Brand new Flash Flood Watch issued for today. Small compact upper level disturbance located over the Texas Panhandle around Noon today is forecast to track from Texas into central and eastern Oklahoma. Grounds obviously totally saturated so any thunderstorms have the potential to produce flooding rains!
Also, the potential for severe weather. There's a Moderate Risk for severe weather across far southeastern OK and North Texas today. The Slight Risk comes up into the OKC Metro area with a Marginal Risk for northwestern Oklahoma. Main threat large hail, damaging winds. However, there is a tornado threat especially in the Moderate Risk zone but tornadoes can't be ruled out into central Oklahoma as well.
Please watch the weather very closely this afternoon / evening. Quite frankly this could be a dangerous weather situation setting up with dangerous flash flooding and a tornado threat. Not exactly sure how this is going to play out this afternoon so watch the sky today! If you are out playing on this Memorial Day make sure you have a way to stay up to date on the latest weather warnings. It's crucial that you take action if severe weather is heading your way!
The center of the severe storm / tornado risk area is down in North Texas where a few significant tornadoes are possible along with a high threat for damaging winds. But again pay close attention to weather warnings because tornadoes and severe weather also possible this far north in Oklahoma today!