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Tornado watch issued for western, central Oklahoma
May 18, 2013 21:15 GMT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for western and central Oklahoma.
Oklahoma City is within the area that's under the watch until 11 p.m. Saturday. Forecasters say the storm system will progress eastward across Oklahoma on Sunday. The threat of storms with the potential to produce tornadoes is to continue into Sunday night in the state's east.
The Storm Prediction Center says the greatest threat of severe storms Saturday is in northwest Oklahoma, east of the Panhandle. Forecasters warn that the system could also bring large hail.
The storm system is a big one. The moderate risk area for severe storms reaches well into Nebraska. The area with a slight risk stretches from Texas to North Dakota.
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