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A Tornado Watch is in effect for most of NW Arkansas and the Greater Fort Smith area until 10pm

Severe thunderstorms are expected to develop across NE Oklahoma and then track south into our area. A few storms will be rotating with a tornado risk.
Credit: 5NEWS

A Tornado Watch has been issued for the majority of our area until 10pm.

Strong thunderstorms will be moving in from NE Oklahoma with a risk of supercell storms in the evening.

The severe weather risk will end quickly as the line of storms shifts to the southeast. 

-Garrett