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Afton, Oklahoma

Lat: 36.69N, Lon: 94.96W
Wx Zone: OKZ058
Warning FLW WEATHER ALERT - FLASH FLOOD WATCH (More Info. Click Here) Warning

Issue Date: 446 AM CDT Tue Aug 14 2018
Expiration: 1000 GMT 15 2018
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING... This Outlook is for Northwest and West Central Arkansas as well as much of Eastern Oklahoma. .DAY ONE...Today and Tonight. SEVERE THUNDERSTORM. RISK...Limited. AREA...Mainly northeast Oklahoma. ONSET...This afternoon. FLASH FLOOD. RISK...Limited. AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas. ONSET...Ongoing. HEAVY RAIN. RISK...Elevated. AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas. ONSET...Ongoing. DISCUSSION... Showers and thunderstorms will impact mainly southeast Oklahoma into northwest Arkansas this morning, with additional areas of locally heavy rainfall likely. Additional showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop or move into northeast Oklahoma later this afternoon and into the evening hours. While a few strong to marginally severe storms will be possible, significant severe weather is not expected. The main concern from this activity will be heavy rainfall, with around 1 to 2 inches of rain possible from late afternoon into the overnight hours. Locally higher amounts will be possible. SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT... Local Spotter Activation May Be Needed. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday. WEDNESDAY through MONDAY...Thunderstorm Potential. EXTENDED DISCUSSION... The bulk of the precipitation is expected to shift east of the area by late Wednesday. However, active northwesterly flow aloft will persist across the region, bringing at least a chance of showers and thunderstorms the remainder of the week and into next weekend. contains additional information.