OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Forecasters are warning that parts of Oklahoma, Arkansas and Missouri are likely to see more powerful storms today, with large hail and tornadoes possible.
The National Weather Service's Storm Prediction Center says the areas at greatest risk include Oklahoma City, Tulsa and Joplin, Mo., where a tornado killed at least 158 people in 2011. Flooding also is a concern in parts of Missouri, Iowa and Illinois through Sunday.
The region was strafed by storms again yesterday, with up to a dozen tornadoes touching down in mostly rural parts of Arkansas, as well as one in Illinois and three in Oklahoma.
National Weather Service teams are surveying the aftermath in Arkansas but say it could take days to confirm whether tornadoes struck. Flooded highways are hindering access to the storm-hit areas.
Current Storm Prediction Center Severe Weather Outlook
Current Watches in Place
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please provide detailed information.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.