The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma has responsibility for issuing severe thunderstorm and tornado watches across the nation. A watch indicates atmospheric conditions are favorable for severe weather development.
During a watch you should:
If severe weather does develop or moves into your area...the National Weather Service office responsible for your area will issue either a severe thunderstorm or tornado warning. Warnings indicate imminent danger to life and property to those in the path of the storm.
During a warning:
1. Remain calm, but take protective action immediately.
2. Stay tuned to KTRE, ktre.com, and NOAA Weather Radio for further information and note details such as what is happening, where the severe weather is now, if it is moving toward you, and how long will it continue.