UPDATE: NEW CONVECTIVE OUTLOOK ISSUED
An outbreak of Tornadoes, some potentially long-track and violent, is expected today into this evening over portions of northwest Texas into western and central Oklahoma.
More-isolated but still potentially dangerous severe weather, including Tornadoes and destructive winds and hail is possible in surrounding parts of Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas and Arkansas.
Today has the potential to be a historic day. We will be covering this high risk event all day/night – here in the UK. To our readers in the affected areas, BE WEATHER READY!
An outbreak of strong Tornadoes and severe thunderstorms is expected today across parts of the southern and central Plains.
Furthermore, many of the storms will have very large hail and wind damage. The severe threat will be concentrated from west Texas and the Texas Panhandle eastward across Oklahoma, Kansas into western Missouri and western Arkansas.
In addition, severe storms with wind damage and hail will be possible this afternoon from southeast New York into southern and central New England.