There are currently two tornadic supercell thunderstorms across southwest Oklahoma, as noted by the lavender polygons on the radar image above. This activity is moving toward the East/Northeast, currently at 25-30 mph.
The low-level wind profile across southwest through central Oklahoma is actually becoming more favorable for tornado development, even as compared to earlier this evening. For this reason, folks ahead of this activity need to not let their guard down, and be prepared for possible severe weather, including tornadoes, throughout the evening and early tonight.
Based on their present movement, the storms above will reach central Oklahoma, including portions of the OKC Metro area, by 10-11pm this evening.
I fully expect the Tornado Watch that is due to expire at 9pm to be extended beyond that time period.
If you live in southwest through central Oklahoma, stay alert this evening. Listen to local media or other trusted sources and be prepared to seek shelter immediately if threatening weather is observed or a warning is issued for your area.
Severe weather can be especially dangerous at night. Make sure that you have a way to receive severe weather warnings overnight if you live in this region.
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