Severe weather outbreak predicted in Oklahoma, Kansas

Severe weather outbreak predicted in Oklahoma, Kansas

Severe weather outbreak predicted in Oklahoma, Kansas

The Storm Prediction Center, which specializes in forecasting and gathering data on tornadoes, says that high winds during a tornado can rip a mobile home without a foundation from its moorings.

Smith says another round of severe storms is forecast Thursday and Friday, with more tornadoes possible.

Alva was also potentially in the path as the evening continued.

Friday night, there is an 80 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a low of 60, according to the weather service. "The main threats will be large hail over 1" and wind gusts that could top 60mph with just a very slim tornado chance.

"The greatest risk of severe thunderstorms, up to a moderate risk, will exist along and northwest of I-44, with hail up to the size of baseballs, damaging winds to 75 miles per hour, and a limited potential for strong tornadoes", forecasters in Tulsa said.

A storm system will be slowly moving eastward over the high plains with a cold front extending south into Texas, providing forcing for storms.

The severe weather through midweek will be the start of another active weather pattern across the Central states as more flooding and severe thunderstorms target the region spanning Thursday to Sunday.

Timing out spotty shower development today on WBRC FOX6 News at Noon.

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On Friday, there could be several rounds of strong to severe storms across much of the area.

Forecasters predicted a wet start to today for Fremont with showers and thunderstorms in the morning. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.

Here is the severe weather threat for this afternoon and evening. "It continued on to the northeast, impacting locations in Mason City and Clear Lake, again, primarily tree damage last evening". Isolated tornadoes can't be ruled out. "Make sure you have multiple ways to get warnings and know ahead of time what you will do when severe weather threatens". "Enhanced" is the third step up the chart of potential severe weather that begins with marginal risk and goes up to high risk. The National Weather Service reported a touchdown in the area just after 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Is rain guaranteed Thursday? .

Not everyone is expected to see storms. It could be a really intense severe-weather day in the Plains. It was spawned in a unsafe setup for severe storms expected to bring a tornado outbreak to the Plains.

How big will the hail be? . A few strong, long-track tornadoes will be possible as well.

Will there be tornadoes? .

When will the next email update be sent? . The Tulsa metro now resides in the enhanced region and may experience severe weather later this evening into pre-dawn Friday.

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