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Tahlequah, OK
Conditions as of 11:55 PM
Mostly Cloudy
Temperature: 66°
Wind: SE 12 mph
Dew point:64°
Pressure:29.96 in.
Humidity: 94%
Visibility: 7.0 miles
Observed at: Tahlequah, OK
5 Day Forecast for ZIP Code 74464
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
Thunderstorm Chance of a Thunderstorm Chance of Rain Chance of a Thunderstorm Partly Cloudy
T-storms Chance of T-storms Chance of Rain Chance of T-storms Partly Cloudy
75° | 60°
80° | 59°
79° | 60°
83° | 63°
83° | 64°

Current forecast
Issued by the National Weather Service at 11:58 PM CDT on May 23, 2015
At 11:58 am...National Weather Service radars detected widespread showers and thunderstorms affecting eastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas. The overall impact was transitioning to a widespread flooding event. The showers and storms continue to lift northeast at around 35 mph. Through 1:30 am...showers and thunderstorms will continue to impact the area. While a limited threat for isolated severe storms will continue...the main threat will be impacts from widespread flooding. This has turned into a dangerous and potentially deadly situation for much of northeast Oklahoma. Residents across eastern Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas are urged to pay close attention to the latest weather conditions and remain weather aware through the night. A Tornado Watch is in effect for parts of eastern Oklahoma until 4 am Sunday morning. A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for all of eastern Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas until Monday morning.
Forecast for Tahlequah
tstorms Sunday
Thunderstorms - a few could contain very heavy rain, especially in the afternoon. A few storms may be severe. High near 75F. Winds SSE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 90%. Rainfall near an inch.
  Sunday Night
Scattered thunderstorms. A few storms may be severe. Low around 60F. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
chancetstorms Monday
Scattered thunderstorms developing during the afternoon. High around 80F. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
  Monday Night
Thunderstorms in the evening, then mainly cloudy overnight with light rain possible. Low 59F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 80%.
chancerain Tuesday
Chance of a shower or two during the morning, followed by partly cloudy skies in the afternoon. High 79F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
  Tuesday Night
Variably cloudy with scattered thunderstorms. Low near 60F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 50%.
chancetstorms Wednesday
Partly cloudy with a slight chance of thunderstorms. High 83F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30%.
  Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy skies. Low 63F. Winds light and variable.
partlycloudy Thursday
Cloudy skies early, then partly cloudy in the afternoon. High 83F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.
  Thursday Night
Partly cloudy in the evening followed by scattered thunderstorms after midnight. Low 64F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 40%.
chancetstorms Friday
Variable clouds with scattered thunderstorms. High 79F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
  Friday Night
Scattered thunderstorms. Low 64F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 50%.
chancetstorms Saturday
Scattered thunderstorms. High 76F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
  Saturday Night
Scattered thunderstorms in the evening. Partly cloudy skies overnight. Low 61F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
chancetstorms Sunday
Partly to mostly cloudy skies with scattered thunderstorms in the morning. High 77F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
  Sunday Night
Clear. Low near 60F. Winds light and variable.
clear Monday
Mainly sunny. High around 80F. Winds light and variable.
  Monday Night
Becoming partly cloudy with isolated thunderstorms developing overnight. Low 64F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 30%.
chancetstorms Tuesday
Isolated thunderstorms in the morning, becoming sunny late. High 83F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30%.
  Tuesday Night
Clear skies. Low around 65F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
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May 24, 2015
Normal high:78° Record high:89° (1998)
Normal low:56° Record low:41° (1983)
Sunrise:6:08 AM Moon Rise: 12:14 PM
Sunset:8:25 PM Moon Set: 12:59 AM
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Sunrise:06:08 AM (CDT) Moon Rise:12:14 PM (CDT)
Sunset:08:25 PM (CDT) Moon Set:12:59 AM (CDT)
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Tornado Watch 199 remains in effect until 400 am CDT for the
following locations

. Oklahoma counties included are

Adair Cherokee Choctaw
Craig Delaware Haskell
Latimer Le Flore McIntosh
Mayes Muskogee Nowata
Okfuskee Okmulgee Ottawa
Pittsburg Pushmataha Rogers
Sequoyah Tulsa Wagoner

The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued an

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
Cherokee County in east central Oklahoma...
Muskogee County in east central Oklahoma...
Sequoyah County in east central Oklahoma...
Adair County in northeast Oklahoma...
Delaware County in northeast Oklahoma...
Ottawa County in northeast Oklahoma...
northwestern Choctaw County in southeast Oklahoma...
Haskell County in southeast Oklahoma...
Latimer County in southeast Oklahoma...
Le Flore County in southeast Oklahoma...
McIntosh County in southeast Oklahoma...
Pittsburg County in southeast Oklahoma...
Pushmataha County in southeast Oklahoma...

* until 115 am CDT

* at 1115 PM CDT... Doppler radar indicated scattered thunderstorms
mainly along and east of Highway 69. The storms in this deeply moist
environment have produced rain rates between 1 and 2 inches per
hour. If the cells begin to train over the same areas as the night
progresses... a Flash Flood Warning may be needed for parts of the
advised area.

* Locations that will continue to be affected by heavy rain
include... areas along and east of Highway 69 corridor.

Do not drive your vehicle into areas where the water covers the
roadway. The water depth may be too great to allow your car to cross
safely. Vehicles caught in rising water should be abandoned quickly.
Move to higher ground.

Lat... Lon 3541 9444 3450 9447 3450 9504 3416 9515
      3415 9598 3417 9578 3450 9579 3451 9568
      3468 9589 3468 9610 3537 9597 3556 9571
      3585 9576 3586 9575 3576 9559 3583 9525
      3607 9521 3617 9501 3699 9504 3700 9462


355 PM CDT Sat may 23 2015

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Monday morning...

... Life and property threatening flooding event underway...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of east central Oklahoma... northeast Oklahoma and
southeast Oklahoma... including the following areas... in east
central Oklahoma... Cherokee... Muskogee... Okfuskee and
Sequoyah. In northeast Oklahoma... Adair... Craig... creek...
Delaware... Mayes... Nowata... Okmulgee... Osage... Ottawa...
Pawnee... Rogers... Tulsa... Wagoner and Washington. In southeast
Oklahoma... Choctaw... Haskell... Latimer... Le Flore... McIntosh...
   Pittsburg and Pushmataha.

* Through Monday morning

* widespread showers and thunderstorms will overspread much of
eastern Oklahoma tonight... and spread eastward into western
Arkansas during the day on Sunday. Rainfall rates of 1 to 2
inches per hour will be common with the heaviest rains.

* Widespread rainfall totals of 3 to 6 inches are expected across
much of eastern Oklahoma... especially areas along and west of
a line from Miami Oklahoma to Hugo Oklahoma. Local amounts of
8 to 9 inches will be possible within this same area.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Life threatening flooding can quickly develop with these rainfall
amounts... especially near area rivers and lakes. Be prepared
to act quickly should warnings be issued for your area.

Do not drive your vehicle into areas where water covers the Road
to unknown depths. Take a different Route to reach your
destination or wait until the water recedes.

If you are in the watch area... keep informed... and be ready for
quick action if flash flooding is observed or if a warning is
issued. Have a means of receiving any warnings issued overnight
such as a weather radio.

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