Tornado Outbreak Spotted In Southwestern Oklahoma

Monday, November 7th 2011, 4:56 pm
By: News 9

Severe thunderstorms and tornadoes have begun rolling across parts of southwestern and south central Oklahoma and forecasters say more may be on the way.

SkyNews9 captured video of a large tornado on the ground near the Blue Canyon Wind Farm northwest of Lawton.

At times it was a large wedge tornado. At other time, viewers could see several smaller stovepipe tornadoes touching down.

Cities including Binger and Lookba are now in the tornado warning area. Anadarko, Enid and Lawton are among the cities included in the tornado watch.

Read more about the tornado and severe thunderstorm warnings

Tornado Warning In Oklahoma 11/7/11

Heavy rains fell Sunday night and early Monday in south central Oklahoma. Those rains flooded homes and streets in Murray County.

News 9 Weather Page

Firefighters had to rescue five people from their flooded homes.

After the storms move out sometime Tuesday afternoon, most of Oklahoma will experience cooler and drier air for the remainder of the week.

11/7/2011 Related Story: One Structure Destroyed In Southwest Oklahoma Tornado