The National Weather Service, Norman Forecast Office has issued a tornado watch in effect until 9 pm this evening for the following areas in Oklahoma:
In east central Oklahoma: Pontotoc, Seminole
In southeast Oklahoma: Atoka, Bryan, Coal, Hughes, Johnston, Marshall
In southern Oklahoma: Love
This includes the cities of…Ada, Atoka, Coalgate, Durant, Holdenville, Madill, Marietta, Seminole and Tishomingo.
The National Weather Service, Tulsa Forecast Office has issued a tornado watch in effect until 9 pm this evening for the following areas:
In east central Oklahoma: Cherokee, Muskogee, Okfuskee, Sequoyah
In northeast Oklahoma: Adair, Craig, Delaware, Mayes, Okmulgee, Ottawa, Rogers, Wagoner
In southeast Oklahoma: Choctaw, Haskell, Latimer, Le Flore, McIntosh, Pittsburg, Pushmataha
This includes the cities of…Antlers, Claremore, Clayton, Eufaula, Hugo, Jay, McAlester, Miami, Muskogee, Okemah, Okmulgee, Poteau, Pryor, Sallisaw, Stigler, Stilwell, Tahlequah, Vinita, Wagoner and Wilburton.
Also, from the National Weather Service, Norman:
Thunderstorms…A few severe thunderstorms could develop in an area southeast of a line from Seminole and Ada… to Sulphur and Marietta, Oklahoma. This activity would develop along a dryline…mainly through 7 pm. If storms develop, large hail up to golf balls and damaging winds up to 70 mph would be the main hazards. The better storm potential today will be east of the area.
Strong winds… Strong winds 20 to 35 mph with gusts to 40 mph could occur this afternoon across parts of western north Texas and southwestern Oklahoma. These strong winds may also cause blowing dust and enhance wildfire danger in these areas. A wind advisory is in effect.