Twin Tornadoes Form Near Bouse Junction, Oklahoma


Saturday, April 14th 2012, 8:28 pm
By: News 9


SkyNews9 and News 9 StormTrackers spotted a huge rotating wall cloud Saturday evening that spawned two vortexes in northwestern Oklahoma.

The twin tornadoes formed just after 7 p.m. and ripped across a rural area near Bouse Junction, just southeast of Waynoka. The tornadoes kicked up a lot of debris in the area. It may have also hit an oil tank battery and sparked a large fire.

There were also reports of power lines down east of Waynoka.

Emergency Management Director Matt Lehenbauer said Saturday the storm near Woodward damaged a metal outbuilding and a camper, but no injuries were reported.

In Woods County, a tornado was confirmed 4 miles northwest of Freedom. Emergency Management Director Steve Foster said he hadn't received any injury or damage reports.

Officials were concerned about the more than 5,000 people attending a rattlesnake hunt at Little Sahara State Park in Woods County, but Foster said most were evacuated and others took shelter at the park.

Stay with News 9 and News9.com for updates.

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