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Thursday, April 14, 2011

Fatality- Injuries in Southeast Oklahoma Tornadoes

An emergency services dispatcher in Atoka County has reported around 8:45 p.m. that "one person is dead- four others critically hurt and another is missing" after up to 4 tornadoes Thursday evening in that area of southeastern Oklahoma.

"People are trapped in homes- power lines are down and they are still assessing the damage" the dispatcher said.

The heaviest damage was reported south of Atoka- in Tushka.

Other tornadoes were reported earlier in the evening in the northeastern part of the state- in the Tulsa area.

Some damage was reported near Hominy and Madill- and other tornadoes were signed near Stroud- Burbank and Ramona.

No injuries reported with those touchdowns.

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