OKLAHOMA – Severe storms are moving through the state, causing a bit of flooding and damage due to hail.
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for the following counties:
The watch remains in effect until 9 p.m.
Officials with Kingfisher County Emergency Management say several cars in the area have been damaged by large hail. However, there are no reports of structural damage in the area.
Residents in Guthrie are encouraged to stay inside as strong thunderstorms move through the area. Roads are beginning to experience ponding, which could lead to flooding if the rain continues to fall.
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for the following areas:
-Southwestern Noble County
-North central Logan County
-Northwestern Payne County
-Southeastern Garfield County.
The warning remains in effect until 3:30 p.m.
A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for northwestern Lincoln County, southeastern Logan County and southwestern Payne County until 3:30 p.m.
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for Noble, Logan and Payne counties until 3:15 p.m.
Residents are encouraged to take their tornado precautions as the storm moves through the area.
Chaser reported larger than baseball size hail at 253pm just east of Langston. This is a dangerous storm! Moving toward Perkins
— NWS Norman (@NWSNorman) May 11, 2017
Officials with Stillwater Public Schools says that elementary school buses are returning to the schools.
Middle, junior high and high schools are taking tornado precautions.
The National Weather Service has extended the tornado warning for Noble and Payne counties until 3:45 p.m.
All schools are currently taking tornado precautions.
School buses are not running routes at this time.
— Stillwater Schools (@onwardpioneers) May 11, 2017
If a tornado touches down, residents in Stillwater will not be able to see it due to limited visibility caused by rain.
Tornado Warning still in effect for Stillwater. Take shelter now. Severe weather refuge locations below.
— Oklahoma State Univ. (@okstate) May 11, 2017
Meridian Technology Center is holding students as a tornado-warned storm moves through the area.
Staff, students & guests at MTC are in designated tornado shelter areas on campus. Buses will be held until 4 or when the weather clears.
— Meridian Tech Center (@MeridianTech) May 11, 2017
A flash flood warning has been issued for northwestern Noble County until 5:30 p.m.
Tornado warnings for the Stillwater and Perkins areas have been cancelled.
A flood advisory will remain in effect until 5:15 p.m. for Noble, Logan and Payne counties.
A severe thunderstorm warning will remain in effect for extreme northeastern Oklahoma County, northern Lincoln County and southeastern Logan County until 4:30 p.m.
Courtesy: Olivia Johnson; Deer Creek, OK hail
Billy Donaldson; Crescent, OK hail
People are reporting lots of hail damage, send us your pics. Pics@KFOR.com or upload them through the 4WarnMe app
Pic from Catherine McCutchen near Perkins
Pic from Patsy Utterback in Canton, Oklahoma
Pic from Gary Boyles in Langston, Oklahoma
From Robbie in Elk City, Oklahoma