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Weather Focus Shifts To The West This Weekend

A strong system and cold front will dive and carve through the West this weekend. Widespread mountain snow is expected for the favored terrain, as some winter storm watches have been issued. This system will then evolve into a multi-hazard storm of heavy rain, flooding and severe thunderstorms early to the middle of next week, from the Lower Mississippi Valley through the saturated Mid South. 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.

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