When is Oklahoma’s most active severe weather season?

TULSA, Okla. — Oklahoma had a taste of severe weather on Friday as the state quickly moves to its most active part of the year.

April is the second-most active severe weather month for the state, and May is the peak of the severe weather season.

In the spring months, most severe storms develop in the afternoon. The peak of average tornado activity occurs from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Beyond May, there’s a quick drop-off in the average number of tornadoes in the state.

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Even though we’re entering the heart of the most active time of year, it’s good to stay weather-aware all year long.

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