TULSA, Okla. — A cold front arriving in Green Country Thursday is raising the chances for severe weather in eastern Oklahoma.
The National Weather Service Office in Tulsa says the chances for severe weather in Tulsa and surrounding counties will be highest between noon and 4 p.m.
In Muskogee County as well as counties south and east, the NWS says the threat of severe weather will be highest between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.
Large hail between a half-dollar and golf ball size and damaging wind gusts between 60 and 70 mph are the main concerns.
The NWS says the potential for tornadoes will exist mainly along and south of I-40. They’re encouraging eastern Oklahomans to stay weather aware throughout the afternoon and evening.