Hazardous Weather Outlook for Friday, June 12, 2015
by WeatherOps, on Jun 11, 2015 10:09:21 AM
Isolated strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible for the Texas Panhandle and Western Oklahoma,. as well as from the Ohio River Valley. Heavy rain is possible for the Texas Panhandle and Western Oklahoma.
Ohio Valley to Western New York:A strong cold front will continue to move across the country on Friday with a surface low expected to allow for the development of isolated showers and thunderstorms during the early afternoon from the Ohio Valley to Western New York. Showers and storms will likely develop along the cold front and will spread eastward throughout the day with the primary threats likely to be damaging wind gusts and large hail.
Texas Panhandle and Western Oklahoma:The trail end of the decaying cold front across the Southern Plains on Friday will mix with afternoon heating allowing for the development of isolated showers and thunderstorms on Friday. While widespread activity is not expected lack any thunderstorms that develop will likely become severe as a low level jet develops across the region during the late afternoon. Isolated supercells will also be possible into the evening period. Primary threats with any severe thunderstorms on Friday will likely be damaging wind gusts and large hail. While the tornado threat is expected to be low, an isolated tornado or two cannot be ruled out.
Texas Panhandle and Western Oklahoma:As showers and storms develop across the region Friday afternoon deep moisture will likely allow for periods of heavy rainfall that will continue into the early evening. Accumulations of 3 inches or more are possible on Friday and could allow for flash flooding across the region.