Tornado watch issued for western Arkansas

A tornado watch has been issued for western Arkansas.

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for parts of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas until 11 p.m.

Twenty-two counties in Arkansas are included in the watch. Cities under the tornado watch include Texarkana, Fort Smith and Fayetteville.

Damaging winds are the primary concern as the storm system moves through Arkansas, according to KATV meteorologist Todd Yakoubian.

Follow Todd Yakoubian, Barry Brandt and Ned Perme on Twitter for the latest information on the storm.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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