Sunday, March 18, 2012

Tornado Watch Issued West Texas / Panhandle Region and Far Western Oklahoma...

The above Tornado Watch was just issued by the SPC in Norman, OK. It is valid until 10pm CDT. This tornado watch includes the cities of: Gage, Woodward, Childress, Altus, Elk City and Abilene.

Thunderstorms are beginning to develop near the Western edge of the watch area, ahead of a surface dryline.  These storms will become severe with very large hail, damaging winds and a few tornadoes possible.

If you live across this area, please remain alert this afternoon and evening.  Make sure that you have a sheltering location picked out, and be ready to go there if threatening weather is observed or a warning is issued for your area.

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