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Oklahoma weather: Severe thunderstorm watch issued for 19 counties

by Bryan Painter and Silas Allen Published: May 7, 2014
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The National Weather Service’s Norman office issued a severe thunderstorm watch Wednesday afternoon for 19 counties in western Oklahoma. The watch is in effect until 10 p.m. Wednesday.

Counties under the severe thunderstorm watch are:

Beckham, Blaine, Caddo, Canadian, Comanche, Cotton, Custer, Dewey, Grady, Greer, Harmon, Jackson, Jefferson, Kingfisher, Kiowa, Roger Mills, Stephens, Tillman and Washita.


by Bryan Painter
Assistant Local Editor
Bryan Painter, assistant local editor, has 31 years’ experience in journalism, including 22 years with the state's largest newspaper, The Oklahoman. In that time he has covered such events as the April 19, 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah...
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by Silas Allen
General Assignment/Breaking News Reporter
Silas Allen is a news reporter for The Oklahoman. He is a Missouri native and a 2008 graduate of the University of Missouri.
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