Slight risk today for severe thunderstorm to develop where primary threats are hail up to golf ball size and winds up to 70mph. Time frame for these storms to possible pop up look to be around 4-5pm and will continue through the night.
The City of Madill enacted a fire ban effective immediately banning fires within city limits. Council members passed an ordinance making it illegal for residents to burn trash or leaves, or set off fireworks in town.
Residents are still allowed to use gas and charcoal grills for cooking.
Those who violate the ordinance are subject to fines.
City council members see it as a way to reduce grass fires in the area.