According to the National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center, severe storms are developing now in southwest Oklahoma.

Please stay alert and watch for storms developing. Think about your tornado safety plan and be ready to get to your shelter quickly just in case you need to. Do not leave work or school this afternoon without checking the radar first. You don't want to be on the road in severe thunderstorms.

This is a Particularly Dangerous Situation (PDS) Tornado Watch for:

-Western Oklahoma

- Northwest Texas

- Far East Texas Panhandle

Potential threats include:

- Tornadoes

- Large hail up to 4" in diameter

- Damaging thunderstorms with winds up to 80 mph