Friday, May 31, 2013

Tornado Warning in Oklahoma City, Central Oklahoma

If you are in the area, take shelter immediately.  Multiple large tornadoes have been spotted.

From the National Weather Service:
The National Weather Service in Norman has issued a Tornado Warning for: Central Oklahoma County in central Oklahoma. Northwestern Cleveland County in central Oklahoma. Eastern Canadian County in central Oklahoma.
  • Until 7:45 pm CDT.
  • At 6:51 pm CDT, a thunderstorm with a history of producing strong damaging tornadoes was located 4 miles southwest of Bethany. A tornado may develop again at any time. Doppler radar showed this dangerous storm moving east to Southeast at 20 mph. This is a tornado emergency for Wiley Post Airport, Will Rogers World Airport, Bethany, downtown Oklahoma City, and North Moore, take immediate tornado precautions now. In addition to a tornado, dangerous and extremely large destructive hail up to softball size is expected with this storm.
  • Locations impacted include: Oklahoma City, Moore, Del City, Yukon, Bethany, Mustang, Warr Acres, Nichols Hills, Forest Park, Valley Brook and Lake Aluma.

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