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A passing shower or storm is possible, but more likely it stays dry with low 80s and moderate humidity.

Severe thunderstorm watch cancelled, except in our far southern areas.

“We have all hands on deck,” the El Reno mayor said. “We have absolutely experienced a traumatic event.”

Heat and humidity fuel the potential for scattered storms storms late this afternoon and evening.

  • Brian Jackson
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Daytime game in the heat and humidity, without much of a breeze to help.

  • Brian Jackson
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Storms shouldn't be much of an issue locally tonight, but more widespread thunderstorm activity is likely on Sunday.

  • Greg Porter
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The heat eases some for Memorial Day before intensifying after that.

  • Greg Porter
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It's a warm one. Be sure to hydrate. Any storm threat should wait until after the game.

The daylight hours are dry, but some isolated showers and storms are possible in the evening.

  • Greg Porter
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A tornado was confirmed in Columbia. Winds of 70 to 80 mph raked Mall, but evidence “inconclusive” for tornado.

Compared with the common, tornado-breeding supercell of the Plains and mid-South, the Columbia tornado was produced by a storm of a different kind.

A whopping 47 flash flood warnings have been issued by National Weather Service offices across Oklahoma since Monday.

  • Matthew Cappucci
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EPA’s Nancy Akerman: “You only have one skin, so take care of it!”

  • A. Camden Walker
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A beautiful end to the work week. Summer “sweatiness” returns Sunday, with a pretty warm Memorial Day too.

  • A. Camden Walker
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This near-perfect game weather should prove quite a treat!

  • A. Camden Walker
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The Columbia tornado was rated an EF-1 while, in Virginia, winds gusted to 68 mph at Reagan National Airport.

A more comfortable airmass moves in after an evening of severe weather.

  • Greg Porter
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The storm came as a surprise to some. In Tuesday’s outlook, Jefferson City was listed by the Storm Prediction Center as having a “marginal risk” of severe weather Wednesday.

  • Matthew Cappucci
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The agency warned that just one storm could have devastating impacts for coastal and nearby inland communities.

Government agencies are at an impasse on how to proceed.

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Mon.

partlycloudyday
-- /84°

Tue.

thunderstorms
66° /90°
Drop 50%

Wed.

thunderstorms
70° /93°
Drop 30%

Thu.

thunderstorms
70° /94°
Drop 20%

Fri.

thunderstorms
72° /86°
Drop 20%

Sat.

thunderstorms
66° /83°
Drop 30%
National Airport
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2019 Heat Tracker

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Yearly Average
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Record Most
67 (1980,2010)
Record Fewest
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Last Year
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