TULSA, Oklahoma - Thunderstorms are racing across Oklahoma Tuesday morning and the News On 6 WARN Team is monitoring the storms as they move east.

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch until 3 p.m. for the area north of I-40 and east of I-35. 

A line of storms stretching from Texas to Kansas formed early Tuesday and is rapidly moving eastward.  

"The slightly higher chance for severe storms will occur during the midday to late afternoon period across the state," said Alan Crone, WARN Team meteorologist.

These storms have the potential of bringing strong gusty winds, rain and large hail. 

"The storms will form a line of thunderstorm activity and approach the Tulsa to Okmulgee line from 10 a.m. to noon," Crone said in his weather blog.

"The squall line will move east of the Highway 69-75 corridor between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. and should be out of the entire state by 6 p.m.," he said.

Stay with News On 6, we'll keep you advised.