Update: Thunderstorm warning issued for Osage County, golf ball-sized hail and 70 mph winds possible
Update: (8:15 p.m. Monday) Meteorologists extended the severe thunderstorm warning for Osage County until 9 p.m. Monday.
Meteorologists issued a severe thunderstorm warning Monday evening for Osage County.
The National Weather Service issued the warning, in effect until 8:15 p.m., for northern Osage County, forecasting that golf ball-sized hail and 70 mph winds may accompany the severe weather.
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"People and animals outdoors will be injured," meteorologists state in the warning. "Expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Expect considerable tree damage. Wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings."
Meteorologists state in the warning that the storm is moving southeast at about 20 mph.
Areas not affected by the warning in eastern Oklahoma remain at "an elevated risk of severe thunderstorms" throughout Monday evening, according to the weather service. Most severe weather is expected to be concentrated along and west of U.S. 75.
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