The National Weather Service has issued Severe Thunderstorm Watch
177 until 3 am CDT Sunday. Tornado Watch 171 has expired. The new
watch is valid for the following areas
In Oklahoma the new watch includes 11 counties
In central Oklahoma
Cleveland Grady Lincoln
McClain Payne Pottawatomie
In southern Oklahoma
Garvin Jefferson Stephens
In southwest Oklahoma
This includes the cities of... Chandler... Chickasha... Duncan...
Lawton... Moore... Norman... Pauls Valley... Purcell... Shawnee...
Stillwater... Walters and Waurika.
Statement as of 11:05 PM CDT on May 18, 2013Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Statement as of 5:08 PM CDT on May 18, 2013
... Record warmest maximum temperature broken at Wichita Falls...
The record warmest maximum temperature for may 18 at Wichita Falls
was 98 degrees... which was set back in 1967. So far today at
Sheppard Air Force base... the high temperature has been 101
degrees... which has broken the record for this date.
Temperature records for Wichita Falls date back to 1923.