LAWTON, Oklahoma (KSWO) –
Tonight is Low Risk from a Chickasha-Crowell Line and Northwest is Low Risk to Beckham County. Occasional strong to severe storms are possible in the late evening hours, with the main threats being large hailstorms and noxious gusts of wind. The overnight lows will fall by the mid-1970s and the wind will come in from the south at 10-20 miles an hour.
On Saturday showers and thunderstorms will gradually increase in the course of the afternoon and evening. With a surface trough and cold front moving closer to Texoma, strong to severe storms are possible, with main threats including hail the size of golf balls and gusts of wind of 60 to 80 miles per hour. Heavy rains are expected and minor flooding could become a problem for low-lying areas and areas with poor drainage. The peaks will be reached in the low 90’s and the wind will come in from the south at 10-15 mph. Download our First Alert 7 Weather app to keep an eye on the radar and enjoy our personalized weather engagement videos.
The cold front will stall over the area, allowing multiple showers and storms to persist on Sunday and even into the beginning of next week. By Tuesday, the models estimate rain to be somewhere between 1.5 ” – 4.0 ”. Clouds will remain and showers and storms will be possible until the middle of next week, so the weather pattern will be unusually cool for the time of year, with highs in the lower 80s each day.
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