UPDATE: Severe storms likely in Oklahoma Tuesday as cold front blows in

Storms capable of tornadoes, high winds and baseball-sized hail are moving into Oklahoma. Temperatures will be dropping into the 30s Wednesday and Thursday in the state.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: April 9, 2013 at 8:42 am •  Published: April 9, 2013

7 a.m. Severe thunderstorms are expected Tuesday afternoon and evening, the National Weather Service reports Tuesday morning.

There is a moderate risk for severe storms with winds gusting up to 80 mph and hail the size of a baseball across the state.

Isolated storms will likely form across western Oklahoma between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Widespread storms are expected after 7 p.m. as a strong cold front moves across Oklahoma.

There is a chance for hail the size of baseballs with wind gusts up to 80 mph. Damaging wind and hail will be the biggest concerns in storms, the weather service reports.

In central Oklahoma, temperatures will dip into the 30s early Wednesday. Early Thursday, temperatures could fall to the freezing mark of 32 degrees in central Oklahoma before sunrise.

5 a.m. Severe storms are possible Tuesday as winds increase and temperatures drop across Oklahoma, the National Weather Service reports.

Storm chances increase Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday morning as a cold front moves into the state.

Thunderstorms capable of producing tornadoes, strong winds and hail are most likely to happen from 4 p.m. Tuesday to 7 a.m. Wednesday, the weather service reports.

The Oklahoma City forecast is as follows:

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