Severe Thunderstorms Likely Across Eastern Oklahoma


Monday, May 9th 2016, 2:37 pm
By: News On 6


Severe thunderstorms are likely across Green Country late this afternoon into the evening hours. 

These storms will likely fire ahead of a dryline in central Oklahoma between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. These storms will initially pose a very large hail risk as they advance east-northeastward into our area.

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Supercell storms are likely, which means they will rotate and could pose a tornado threat by early evening.  The highest risk for tornadoes will be southeast of Tulsa between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m.  High winds are also possible as these storms moving into eastern Oklahoma this evening.

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The most likely time frame for storms around Tulsa will be between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m.  These storms should clear eastern Oklahoma by 10 p.m. to 11 p.m. tonight. 

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As always, be weather aware as these storms will form and move quickly into our region. A tornado watch is likely to be issued later this afternoon for parts or all of Green Country.