The chance for storms will continue until Thursday evening. As storms move into our eastern counties, they should increase in intensity. Large hail will be the initial primary threat.
The timing of the storms arriving in the Tulsa area remains uncertain, forecasters said, but said in a 3 p.m. We can expect all modes of severe weather once again including large hail, damaging winds, heavy rain and flash flooding. I'll have a better read on timing and location of potential severe weather as we get closer to the events. The watch was extended Wednesday afternoon to include the Oklahoma City metro and Stillwater.
No tornadoes had been reported yet on Wednesday, though a tornado warning was issued for portions of central Kansas early in the afternoon.
Current predictions from the Storm Prediction Center have opted to broaden the Enhanced and Slight Risk areas to encompass multiple scenarios given the likelihood of widespread severe storms.
Another storm is expected to hit the area Thursday evening.
This activity will be a result of a cold front moving through the area.
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The threat for large hail, damaging winds, tornadoes, and flooding shifts slightly east, stretching from north-central Texas to Iowa and IL.
On Thursday, we'll likely start the day off with showers and thunderstorms for the morning drive. These storms could be strong. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. Only a half-inch of rain was recorded at the Centerville airport.
Thursday begins with lingering showers and some fog. Cloudy, with a high near 81. Up to three-quarters of an inch of rain is possible. Overnight, damaging wind gusts will be the most common impact. It's typically the state with the third most tornadoes annually, as well as home to some of the highest tornado odds per square mile. North wind 5 to 10 miles per hour.
Temperatures will stay in the lower 80s before skies clear for your Friday.
Saturday - Mostly sunny with a high around 80. The wind continues, but it becomes west/northwest tonight as drier air surges in. The low will be around 56.