This NOAA satellite image taken Friday, May 8, 2015 at 09:45 AM EDT shows a ridge of high pressure building over the East. Underneath the ridge is a development of a Sub Tropical Storm named Ana. The storm is slowing moving to the Northwest and expected to effect North and South Carolina coastline. The biggest effect from the storm will be heavy rains with winds up to 45 MPH. To the northeast is a cold front with a streak of clouds that extends from Canada to Maine and offshore. This is creating cooler conditions for Eastern New England. Most active weather remains in the Mid-West where thunderstorms are firing up a long a large cold front. (Weather Underground via AP)
(The Associated Press)
A tornado has touched down in Oklahoma, as severe weather makes its way through the southern Plains.
Jefferson County Emergency Management Director Jimmy Gallaher says a tornado touched down Friday night in Waurika. There were no reports of any damage.
Severe storms are blowing through parts of Texas and Oklahoma, bring strong winds and hail. Tsornadoes have also been reported in rural parts of Texas.
More severe storms are in the forecast for Saturday.