Severe Weather Passes Through Texoma

By: KXII Staff
By: KXII Staff

In Oklahoma, we received reports this morning of flash flooding near Layne, Oklahoma, reporting four inches of rainfall.

A high-water rescue happened near Bennington earlier this morning.

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In Texas, a storm capable of hail and wind gusts of up to 60 miles per hour passed through Grayson County traveling northeast into Oklahoma.

Golf-ball sized hail was reported near Sadler, TX.

Hail and high winds are what to expect from these storms.

In flash flood situations, please be advised to consider all risks before attempting to drive through high water.

From the National Weather Service:

"THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF :

SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA

NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS

EFFECTIVE THIS MONDAY MORNING AND EVENING FROM 1050 A.M .UNTIL 600 PM CDT.

TORNADOES, HAIL TO 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER, THUNDERSTORM WIND
GUSTS TO 70 MPH, AND DANGEROUS LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE IN THESE AREAS.

THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 60 STATUTE MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 70 MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF ARDMORE TO 50 MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF PARIS, TEXAS.

REMEMBER, A TORNADO WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR TORNADOES AND SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH AREA. PERSONS IN THESE AREAS SHOULD BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR THREATENING WEATHER CONDITIONS AND LISTEN FOR LATER STATEMENTS AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS. "

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