The National Weather Service’s Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma, says severe storms with possible tornadoes were forecast in southwest Oklahoma and northwest Texas last night. There is a slight risk of severe thunderstorms from central Texas and southeast Colorado to southeast Iowa and parts of the Midwest. The center says the storm threat covers an area of more than 230,000 square miles with a population of more than 11 million people. The thunderstorm threat move east today, affect eastern Oklahoma, northeast Texas, far northwest Louisiana, western and central Arkansas and southern Missouri. Large hail and strong wind gusts will be the main threat.