Ada — There is a slight risk of severe thunderstorms across northern, central and parts of southern Oklahoma, and western north Texas this afternoon from 4 p.m. to midnight, according to the National Weather Service. The risk is along and northwest of a line from Ada and Ardmore to Henrietta and Archer City, Texas. Hail up to the size of golf balls and wind gusts up to 65 mph will be the main concern. Heavy downpours and frequent lightning will also be a concern.
The NWS has indicated that thunderstorms will be possible this afternoon and tonight. instability will be sufficient for some severe storms to be possible this afternoon and evening. The potential for severe storms will decrease overnight but storms will remain possible across parts of the area into Sunday morning.
Storm spotter groups and emergency management personnel across the risk area should prepare for severe weather operations late this afternoon into this evening.