Severe thunderstorms rolled through several states Saturday evening, one in particular reportedly as a tornado on the southwest side of Norman, Oklahoma. This is video of when the storm became tornado-warned.
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This happened just after 8:30 p.m. local time as a strong circulation was noted within the storm. The following report was issued by the National Weather Service regarding the storm. This is preliminary information:
“TORNADO REPORTED NEAR RIVERWIND. DAMAGE INCLUDES DOWNED POWERLINES … A SHED DESTROYED … A DAMAGED SEMI-TRUCK … AND SEVERAL DOWNED TREES.”
Video from inside the Riverwind Casino in Norman, OK shows water coming through the roof.
(Video courtesy Twitter user @KJ033)
It was a particularly busy weather day as a strong cold front swept across the Upper Midwest, Plains, and South.
(Video courtesy Duane Kevin Gaston via Storyful)
The threat of severe weather will continue into Sunday across the Mississippi River Valley. The biggest concerns and hazards will be for damaging wind and flooding rainfall. Stay with us for the very latest.
For WeatherNation, Meteorologist Steve Glazier