TULSA, Oklahoma - The risk of severe weather is now high across western Oklahoma and that risk is expected to shift eastward Wednesday evening.

The National Weather Service has placed much of western Oklahoma under a tornado watch until 10 p.m. Cities in the watch area include Lawton, Anadarko, Alva, Altus, Elk City and Woodward.

News On 6 meteorologist Alan Crone says the threat of storms capable of producing hail, damaging winds and tornadoes will remain west of I-35 until evening, when the threat will move east.

Crone expects severe weather to impact the Tulsa area between 7 p.m. and midnight.

On Thursday afternoon and evening, Crone says eastern Oklahoma will again see another round of severe weather.

News On 6's WARN Team meteorologists Travis Meyer, Dick Faurot, Alan Crone and Mike Grogan are monitoring the weather.  

Check out their safety tips for severe weather. You can also track storms with News On 6's interactive radar. And be sure to sign up for mobile weather alerts.