National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Severe Storms; Fire Danger; and Strong Pacific Storms

More strong storms on tap for the Pacific Northwest this weekend. Heavy rains could produce flooding and mudslides. Saturday, a cold front moving into the central U.S. will bring potential for severe thunderstorms containing damaging winds, large hail, and isolated tornadoes; and localized flooding potential. Dry winds in southwestern California will keep fire weather threats high. Read More >


Storm Photo


The following photo was taken by NWS Norman meteorologist Gabe Garfield. This EF-3 tornado traveled west to east across Murray County, Oklahoma, and north of the towns of Davis, Sulphur, and Hickory.

EF-3 Tornado near Sulphur, OK on May 9, 2016

Storm Video


The following video of the EF-3 "Sulphur Tornado" was also taken by NWS Norman meteorologist Gabe Garfield.