A major severe weather outbreak in Texas and Oklahoma

Very dangerous weather is expected in parts of Texas and Oklahoma today. High Risks of flash flooding and severe weather are in place for Monday and Monday evening, May 20, 2019.

An outbreak of tornadoes, some potentially long-track and violent, is expected today into this evening (local time; LT) over portions of northwest Texas into western and central Oklahoma. More-isolated but still potentially dangerous severe weather, including tornadoes, is possible in surrounding parts of Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Arkansas, NWS SPC warns.

Very large hail, damaging wind gusts and flash flooding are also expected.

The area most likely to experience significant tornadoes stretches from the Texas Hill Country through Oklahoma into southern Kansas. 

Featured image credit: NWS/SPC


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