Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Oklahoma City Til 9 PM CT (5/19/2011)


The National Weather Service in Norman has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
southeastern Canadian County in central Oklahoma…
northwestern Cleveland County in central Oklahoma…
northern Grady County in central Oklahoma…
northwestern McClain County in central Oklahoma…
southwestern Oklahoma County in central Oklahoma…

* until 900 PM CDT

* at 808 PM CDT… National Weather Service radar indicated severe
thunderstorms along a line extending from western Oklahoma City to
3 miles northeast of Bridge Creek to 3 miles northwest of
Middleberg to 4 miles northeast of Chickasha… moving east at 25
mph.

Hazards in the warning include…
hail up to the size of quarters…
wind gusts to 60 mph…

* locations in the warning include Amber… Bethany… Blanchard…
Bridge creek… Chickasha… Cole… del City… Forest Park…
Goldsby… Lake Aluma… Middleberg… Midwest City… Moore…
Mustang… Newcastle… Nichols Hills… Nicoma Park… Norge…
Oklahoma City… Spencer… Stanley Draper Lake… Tabler… the
Village… Tinker Air Force Base… Tuttle… Valley Brook… Warr
Acres… western Norman and Yukon.

This includes Interstate 35 between mile markers 102 and 138.

This includes Interstate 40 between mile markers 132 and 162.

This includes Interstate 44 between mile markers 73 and 143.

Precautionary/preparedness actions…

Severe thunderstorms can produce tornadoes with no advance warning.
Move immediately to a storm shelter… basement or sturdy building if
a tornado is sighted.

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