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Tracking Eastern U.S. Storm; Unsettled in the Northwest

A storm system crossing the Mississippi Valley will bring gusty winds with a threat for isolated severe thunderstorms today before shifting through the East Coast on Thanksgiving. Late this weekend into early next week, heavy rain and thunderstorms are possible from the western Gulf of Mexico to coastal New England. Unsettled weather will continue for one more day in the Northwest. Read More >

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  • A total of 12 tornadoes occurred during the afternoon and evening hours of May 9, 2016 in central, south central and southeastern Oklahoma.

  • The "Katie Tornado" killed one person and the "Bromide Tornado" also killed one person.

  • NWS crews surveyed tornado damage paths in central and southeastern Oklahoma on Tuesday, May 11, 2016. Based on their findings, the "Katie Tornado" was given an EF-4 rating while tornadoes that occurred near the Davis/Roff, Connerville/Bromide, and Bennington/Boswell areas were given EF-3 ratings.

Web Pages and Reports Related to the May 9, 2016 Oklahoma Tornado Events

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