TULSA, Oklahoma - The National Weather Service issued a Tornado Watch Wednesday afternoon for parts of northeastern Oklahoma and southeastern Kansas.

The counties included in the watch are:

Craig, Nowata, Osage, Ottawa, Pawnee and Washington in Oklahoma and Chautauqua, Labette and Montgomery in Kansas.

The Tornado Watch is in effect until 10 p.m. Wednesday.

The News On 6 WARN Team says severe weather is possible Wednesday afternoon and Thursday for central and eastern Oklahoma and southeastern Kansas.

News On 6 meteorologists say Wednesday's threat includes a chance of golf ball-sized hail, damaging winds and tornadoes both days.

Meteorologist Alan Crone expects storms around the Tulsa area to develop after 5 p.m. Wednesday.

Crone says this is all ahead of a big storm system moving into Oklahoma from the west.

He says a second round of storms could develop Thursday before moving into western Arkansas.

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