Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Tornado Watch for Eastern Kansas / Northcentral & Northeast Oklahoma...

The above Tornado Watch was just issued by the Storm Prediction Center (SPC)in Norman, OK. It is valid until 1am CST and includes the cities of Tulsa, Ponca City, Wichita, Emporia, Topeka and Chanute.

Large hail and strong, possibly damaging wind gusts are the primary threats, however isolated tornadoes are also possible.

Strong to severe thunderstorms are forming a line near the Western edge of the watch area, and will continue to move and develop toward the East/Northeast during the late evening and early overnight hours.

If you live in this region, please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or another trusted source for later statements and possible warnings.  Have a sheltering plan in mind and be prepared to go there immediately if threatening weather approaches your area...

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