Wichita is included in a tornado watch that stretches along a portion of the Oklahoma border Tuesday afternoon and evening.
The watch lasts until 9 p.m. and includes seven counties in southern Kansas. Sedgwick, Sumner, Kingman and Harper counties are included in the watch.
A few tornadoes are possible Tuesday afternoon and evening, according to a statement issued by the Storm Prediction Center.
"Widespread large hail expected" from the storms that develop, the statement said, including stones as large as tea cups — or three inches in diameter.
Damaging winds, at times reaching 75 miles per hour, also are expected with the strongest storms.