Numerous cities in neighboring Ohio, and in the states of Indiana and Kentucky have postponed trick-or-treat hours until Friday because of a storm moving from Texas toward the Great Lakes.
The possibility of tornadoes even exist for some areas. At the least, gusty winds and heavy downpours are expected. Hail is possible in some places.
Flash flooding was forcing evacuations in some parts of Texas by daybreak Thursday, and meteorologists in the Austin area had reported that one community had picked up 15 inches of rain.
In the Oil Region, trick-or-treaters may need rain gear Thursday, but it appears the most severe weather, with the possibilities of thunderstorms and wind gusts of up to 36 miles per hour, should occur after midnight Thursday.