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Top Weather Stories For October 4, 2017

4 Oct 2017, 7:27 am

The tropics, heavy rain, severe thunderstorms and coastal flooding.  There is a lot going on in the weather world, so lets get you all caught up.

Watching The Tropics

We could be talking about our next tropical system later today. This morning the National Hurricane Center updated the chances for development to 90%.  By Thursday morning we could be looking at possible tracks of Tropical Storm Nate. This system will have plenty of warm water to work with as it moves into the Gulf of Mexico by this weekend. Definitely need to monitor this system…especially if you live anywhere along the Gulf Coast.

Heavy Rain for Oklahoma and New Mexico Today.

Scattered showers and thunderstorms are in the forecast throughout Oklahoma and New Mexico through Wednesday night. Flooding potential is in the forecast, especially for central Oklahoma. This includes Oklahoma City, Norman and Lawton. Flash flood watches a in effect for this area until Wednesday evening.

Severe Chances Intensify by Friday

A very small Marginal risk of severe weather for New Mexico today. That risk will increase in coverage to include parts of Colorado by Thursday.  The main weather threat Wednesday and Thursday will be large hail and heavy rain. Those threats increase by Friday over parts of Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas.


Dangerous water conditions continue for the Gulf Coast and Atlantic shoreline of Florida.  High surf advisories, gale warnings, small craft advisories, coastal flood advisories and even beach hazard statements in effect throughout Wednesday.

Also, the heavy snow for the northern Rockies is finally coming to an end today.  Take a look at the snowfall!


Meteorologist Patrick Crawford





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