PHOTOS: Tornadoes tear through Oklahoma

Posted on: 5:38 pm, May 19, 2013, by and , updated on: 07:55am, May 21, 2013

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  • 1- 8" Hail stone 2- Funnel cloud overhead while on the ground less than 1/4 mile away there was destruction 3 -fully formed tornado crossing Peebly headed to Indian Hills and Harrah Newalla Road....possibly hitting Pecan Valley edition

  • May 20th 2013

  • Unnamed

  • Hail near Eastern Ave and SE 89th in SE OKC.

  • Unnamed

  • Edmond tornado

  • 2nd/ I-35

  • Edmond tornado

  • tree down on bike path

  • NE Norman - 72nd and E. Rock Creek Rd area NW of Lake Thunderbird

  • Unnamed

  • -by L. Leaver

  • I took this picture earlier today of the storm that hit Moore, right as the tornado started to develop and a tornado warning was first issued. By: Cody Bill McCart

  • Taken from Eastern & 27th Street in Moore.

  • Highland East junior High 4th east of Eastern and surrounding neighborhood

  • pics from I-35 looking north

  • pics from I-35 looking north

  • Taken from SW129TH and May looking South

  • Highland East junior High 4th east of Eastern and surrounding neighborhood

  • Highland East junior High 4th east of Eastern and surrounding neighborhood

  • Highland East junior High 4th east of Eastern and surrounding neighborhood

  • 630 am Mon May 20th 2013

  • May 20th tornado

  • 164th & S Western

  • Unnamed

  • Looking above my house, lots of turbulence in the sky. Looks as it could drop.

  • Taken from 12th St and Santa Fe

  • Tornado as seen from I-40 and Choctaw Road

  • Photo of tornado that hit at 1-40 & Hwy 177. Taken by Brittany Powell.

  • Carney tornado damage

  • Carney tornado damage

  • Twin Lakes tornado damage

  • Carney storm damage

  • Carney tornado damage

  • Carney tornado damage

  • Hail near Waterloo Road and Midwest Blvd. in Edmond. From Mandy Burnett.

  • Picture taken near Stella looking to the NE towards Shawnee as the tornado approached.

  • Had several of these monstrosities this afternoon.

  • Here are some pictures I took from my house on outskirts of Shawnee. The timing corresponds with the devastation at the housing additions west of town, and the overturned semi-truck at the 177 I-40 junction. Feel free to use the pictures i f you wish. It is St. Gregory's University in the last two pictures Joe Freeman

  • Supercell just minutes before dropping a tornado on the outskirts of Prague, Oklahoma.

  • Wellston tornado damage

  • Wellston tornado damage

  • between NE36th and NE48th, N of Alameda St, Norman. 4:58p.m. 5/19/2013

  • Picture taken looking N/NE at Tornado approx 4:15 pm 5-19-2013 In the area east of Bryant and north of 33rd in Edmond, OK

  • Hail fell in Cherokee, Oklahoma for less than a minute this afternoon around 3:45 pm prior to the Edmond tornado. Some were quite large--golf ball +. No damage reported. Patti Wilber Cherokee

  • Hailstone from the Storm. Photographer: Evan Blatt

  • Large hail fell from the tornado activity here today

  • Wall Cloud before the storm hit. Photographer: Evan Blatt

  • Tornado in Shawnee.

  • Semi trucks blown off overpass on I-40

  • Semi trucks blown off overpass on I-40

  • Taken earlier from NW OKC by Robyn McLaren

  • This photo was taken from my iphone from central Shawnee looking NW. Andrea and Emily Brown Shawnee, OK

  • Edmond tornado near I-35 just south of 15th St.

  • Emergency worker in tornado damage

  • Hail South Moore S. 4th at Eastern - Kenny Lankford

  • Norman Tornado - Eddie Coaler

  • Shawnee tornado

  • along I40 just outside of Shawnee

  • Skies over Shawnee OK

  • Twin Lakes tornado damage

  • Edmond tornado tears roof off home

  • Tornado blows semis off overpass in Shawnee

  • Tornado blows semis off overpass in Shawnee

  • Shawnee tornado

  • Emergency crews carrying Twin Lakes tornado victim

  • Norman tornado

  • Edmond tornado Mercy damage

  • Twin Lakes tornado damage May 19

  • Edmond home tornado damage

  • Twin Lakes tornado damage May 19

  • Twin Lakes tornado damage May 19

  • Twin Lakes tornado damage May 19

  • Twin Lakes tornado damage May 19

  • Twin Lakes tornado damage May 19

  • Twin Lakes tornado damage May 19

  • Twin Lakes tornado damage May 19

  • Twin Lakes tornado damage May 19

  • Twin Lakes tornado damage May 19

  • Twin Lakes tornado damage May 19

  • Emergency crews search what's left after Twin Lakes tornado

  • Norman tornado

  • Lighting storm in Ponca City May 19th at about 8:30pm

  • Shawnee tornado

  • Highway traffic back up for miles after semi trucks blow off I-40 overpass

  • Wellston tornado damage

  • Wellston tornado damage

  • Wellston tornado damage

  • Edmond tornado damage

  • Dominator 4 tornado in Okla. tornadoes May 19

  • Shawnee tornado

  • Lightning East Blackwell, Ok.

  • Dominator 4 tornado in Okla. tornadoes May 19

  • Carney tornado damage

  • Carney tornado damage

  • Carney tornado damage

  • Carney tornado damage

  • Carney tornado damage

  • Travis Striplin at 4th & I-35- May 20

Tornadoes damaged many areas across the state starting May 19 and continuing through the end of the month.

Monday a tornado that was over two miles wide at its largest tore through Moore, Oklahoma.

Sunday Edmond was hit first then Harrah, Luther, the Wellston area and Twin Lakes near Shawnee.

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