Strong storms moved through central and NE Oklahoma Sunday night, producing strong winds, heavy rainfall and several tornadoes. The same storm system moved into Oklahoma from the southeast, where Norman was hit by another hailstorm, and over 10,000 OG&E customers were without power.
The weather began to intensify on the east / northeast side of the state around noon. 22 The storms looked so violent that the Tulsa State Fair shut down early on their last day of operation. Tornado Watches were issued for almost every county in NE Oklahoma, and by 11 p.m., the News On 6 Storm Tracker Von Caster was in Coweta, living in the air as a tornado swept through the area. Areas around the high school and neighborhoods to the south were damaged by this tornado.
News At 6’s, Emory Brian was on stage in one of these houses near 149th and 301st Streets, where a house had reportedly been struck by lightning and crews were working to put out the flames.
As the system continued to move northeast, Tornado warnings were issued for several counties, including Creek, McIntosh, Muskogee, Pittsburg, Mayes, Haskell, Rogers, Tulsa, Okmulgee, Wagoner, and Washington counties, confirming the most prominent tornado. and Coweta.
After midnight, this system also forced the counties of Adair, Cherokee and Delaware to place under a tornado warning, until tornadoes at 1 a.m. moved toward the cities of Sycamore, Jay, Cayuga, and the surrounding cities. At present, there are no reported losses from any of these storms, but news may change as the sun shines brightly over damage and destruction in Oklahoma.
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Adair and Cherokee counties are under tornado warning until 6 p.m. 12:45
Delaware County is under a tornado warning until 6 p.m.
Heavy storms moved through Greenland on Sunday evening, bringing harmful winds, heavy rain and hail. Here is a list of current watches and warnings:
Creek, McIntosh, Muskogee, Okmulgee, Rogers, Tulsa, Wagoner and Washington counties are under a severe thunderstorm warning until 11:15 p.m.
Wagoner, Rogers, Muskogee, McIntosh, Pittsburg, Mayes and Haskell counties are under a tornado warning until 6 p.m. 23.45
Adair, Cherokee, Craig, Creek, Delaware, Haskell, Latimer, Mayes, McIntosh, Muskogee, Nowata, Okfuskee, Okmulgee, Osage, Pittsburg, Rogers, Tulsa, Wagoner, and Washington counties are under Tornado Watch until 2 p.m.
Craig, Creek, Delaware, Mayes, Nowata, Okfuskee, Okmulgee, Osage, Rogers, Tulsa, Wagoner and Washington counties are under a Flash Flood Watch until 4am
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According to our data, the severe storms are developing in SW OK right now and will follow a cold front near Ponca City and head towards OKC. Between 19 and 21, the serious system was to be carried over I-35 as it moves toward Tulsa. Be prepared for tornadoes, heavy hail and damaging winds when the system reaches Tulsa tonight.
The storm system will be out of state at 1 a.m. Monday morning. News On 6 will have wall-to-wall coverage of the weather until the storm passes.
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