Meanwhile, meteorologists at Accuweather predicted an outbreak of "potentially damaging" thunderstorms and tornadoes in the southern Plains on Monday.I follow a number of storm chasers on Twitter and it sounds like most of them will be out there this afternoon.
"While spring is by far the most active time of the year for severe weather and tornadoes, there is a second severe weather season that develops in the fall," said Heather Buchman, an Accuweather meteorologist.
Hail-producing thunderstorms were expected in west-central Oklahoma and Texas on Monday morning, followed by numerous "violent thunderstorms" and possibly tornadoes later in the day, according to Accuweather.
The thunderstorms were expected to head east Monday night, toward Tulsa and McAlester, Okla.; Dallas and Austin, Texas.
If a volcano suddenly pops up in Elk City they'll hit the natural disaster trifecta.