Tornado Warning Issued as Severe Storms Hit Texas and Oklahoma

A tornado warning was issued for Fort Worth, Texas, as powerful thunderstorms hit Texas and Oklahoma on Thursday, March 16.

The storms brought large hail and high winds to some areas of North Texas, the National Weather Service (NWS) said. A tornado watch was also in place for some parts of Central Texas, said the NWS.

This satellite imagery published by the Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere shows abundant lightning above Texas and Oklahoma on Thursday afternoon. Credit: CIRA/NOAA via Storyful

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