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Wildfire Danger Continues in Southern California

High pressure building into the Western U.S. will create strong offshore winds in southern California. Temperatures in this region are unseasonably hot, and conditions are dry. The combination of these strong winds and dry conditions will bring fire danger to portions of southern California. Red Flag Warnings are in effect here. Any new fires in this region could quickly grow out of control. Read More >

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Storm Photos

 

Lake Thunderbird-Shawnee, OK Tornado

 
Photo of the May 19, 2013 Lake Thunderbird-Shawnee, OK EF-4 Tornado
Photo courtesy Chris Calvert
Photo of the May 19, 2013 Lake Thunderbird-Shawnee, OK EF-4 Tornado
Photo courtesy Cliff Harden
Photo of the May 19, 2013 Lake Thunderbird-Shawnee, OK EF-4 Tornado
Photo courtesy Matt Kenndey
Photo of the May 19, 2013 Lake Thunderbird-Shawnee, OK EF-4 Tornado
Photo courtesy Sara Wederski
Photo of the May 19, 2013 Lake Thunderbird-Shawnee, OK EF-4 Tornado
Photo courtesy Bill Hark
Photo of the May 19, 2013 Lake Thunderbird-Shawnee, OK EF-4 Tornado
Photo courtesy Bill Hark
 

Storm Videos

 

The above video includes footage from the three main tornadoes that occured on May 19th. The first portion of the video (0:00 to 2:33) is of the east Norman/Shawnee tornado. The second segment (2:33 to 3:20) is of the Carney tornado, and the final few seconds (3:20 to 3:38) is of the Edmond tornado. Video courtesy Brandon Sullivan

 

Weather Briefings

 

Severe Weather Briefing - 5:30 PM CDT, May 16, 2013

 

Severe Weather Briefing - 11:00 AM CDT, May 17, 2013

 

Severe Weather Briefing - 10:00 PM CDT,  May 17, 2013

 

Severe Weather Briefing - 11:30 AM CDT,  May 18, 2013

 

Severe Weather Briefing - 8:30 AM CDT,  May 19, 2013