Severe Weather Could Hit Central US Today

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Release date: 
April 5, 1999
Release Number: 
HQ-99-088

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The National Weather Service (NWS) reports parts of Arkansas, Missouri and Illinois are the focus of possible severe weather, including tornadoes, for the next 24 hours. This morning, the system is still to the west of these areas and is producing severe thunderstorms and possible tornadoes in northern Oklahoma and southern Kansas.

NWS watches and warnings for today include:

  • Tornado warnings for Harper County in southern Kansas and Blaine, Dewey and Major counties in northwest Oklahoma

  • Tornado watch for western and northern Oklahoma and southern Kansas until later this morning;

  • Severe thunderstorm warnings for much of Kansas, Oklahoma and northern Texas.
Last Updated: 
July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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