March is here and the Oklahoma rainy season, storm season has arrived. Several systems on the weather map tonight. Tips for local weather forecasters. Don't over think the forecast. It's March and it doesn't take all that much for thunderstorms. You don't need the "perfect" set to get severe weather this time of year. Some decent low level moisture, instability with cold air aloft and boom it happens. Don't get caught off guard.
1st system brings rain and some thunder rumbles(not severe) starting in the wee hours Wednesday morning and ending from west to east Wednesday afternoon. On average 1/2 inch of rain OKC and Tulsa with less western and northwestern Oklahoma and possibly a few areas up around 3/4 inch central through eastern Oklahoma.
2nd system brings more rain and thunderstorms Thursday and Thursday night. Some indications there might be enough instability for heavy thunderstorms on Thursday evening.
The long range looking interesting for severe weather possibilities around Wednesday / Thursday next week.
Here's tonights latest 00z GFS rainfall forecast for this Wednesday's system and Thursday's event. I like it when rain blobs show up over Oklahoma. Now, if we get this to actually verify!!