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National Weather Service Issues Tornado Watch for 15 Counties Including Hunt amd Delta; Hopkins Not Currently Included

A tornado watch has been issued for Central Oklahoma and 15 North Central Texas Counties including Hunt and Delta Counties until 11 p.m. Sunday night.Hopkins County is not included in the watch at this time. Collin, Cooke, Dallas, Denton Fannin, Rockwall, and Lamar Counties are among the Texas Counties.

KSST Weather will maintain a weather watch from now, 4:15 p.m. Sunday afternoon until the watch has cleared the area.

There is a chance for thunderstorms late this afternoon through tonight across all of North and Central Texas. While only a few storms are expected to develop, those that do form will likely become severe. The main hazards are expected to be large hail and damaging winds, although there is the potential for a few tornadoes north of Interstate 20. The highest chances for thunderstorms and severe weather will be along and north of Interstate 20 beginning after 4PM. The severe weather threat is expected to diminish after midnight.

Author: Staff Reporter

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