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Severe Weather Coverage: Damage reports coming in from western Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA- Severe weather produced large hail, high winds, heavy rains and tornadoes. One person has died and many more are injured.

 

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Elk City Damage

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Elk City Damage 

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Elk City Damage 

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Elk City Damage

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Elk City Damage 

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Elk City Damage

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Elk City Damage

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Elk City Damage

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Elk City Damage

KFOR Digital Desk May 16, 20177:26 pm

KFOR Meteorologist Jon Slater reports damage in Elk City and we are hearing reports of damage coming in from surrounding areas. 

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Elk City Damage

Nadia Judith Enchassi May 16, 20177:29 pm

Tornado Warning issued until 8 p.m. Tuesday for Washita and Custer counties 

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Elk City Damage

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Elk City Damage

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You can watch our livestream here KFOR.com/live 

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Elk City Damage

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Elk City Damage 

Nadia Judith Enchassi May 16, 20177:34 pm

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Elk City Damage

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Elk City Damage 

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Elk City Damage 

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Elk City Damage 

KFOR Digital Desk May 16, 20177:38 pm

The storm is not over. Please be advised if you are in the path. 

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Elk City Damage 

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There is a very strong storm SW of Taloga 

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Elk City Damage 

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Elk City Damage

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Elk City Damage 

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Elk City Damage 

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Elk City Damage 

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Elk City Damage 

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Elk City Damage 

KFOR Digital Desk May 16, 20177:45 pm

If you have damage, send us pics or video  PICS@KFOR.com OR upload through the free 4WarnMe app 

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Elk City Damage 

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Elk City Damage 

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Elk City Damage 

KFOR Digital Desk May 16, 20177:51 pm

Folks near 

Arapaho please be weather aware. 

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Elk City Damage 

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KFOR’s Marc Dillard reports gas lines are broken in SE Elk City

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Elk City Damage 

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Nadia Judith Enchassi May 16, 20177:58 pm

Tornado Warning issued until 8:30 p.m. Tuesday for Custer County 

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KFOR Digital Desk May 16, 20178:05 pm

If you are away from your TV, you can watch our live coverage KFOR.com/LIVE 

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Roger Mills County Sheriff’s office reports numerous injuries, some people are trapped in damage. 

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Bob Moore Chopper 4 over damage in SE Elk City 

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Damage shot by Bob Moore Chopper 4 over Elk City 

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Damage shot by Bob Moore Chooper 4 over Elk City 

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Lori Ladd reports capturing this image from her front yard in Clinton 
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Lori Ladd took this shot from her front yard in Clinton

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Elk City Damage 

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Elk City Damage

KFOR Digital Desk May 16, 20178:32 pm

Storms are not over at this time. Please be weather aware. 

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Severe Thunderstorm Warnings in effect : Blaine, Dewey and Major Counties until 9:15 p.m. 

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More damage from Elk City 

KFOR Digital Desk May 16, 20178:36 pm
The National Weather Service in Norman has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
  Southeastern Washita County in western Oklahoma...
  Northeastern Kiowa County in southwestern Oklahoma...

* Until 915 PM CDT
KFOR Digital Desk May 16, 20178:37 pm

We know the tornado hit the SW side of Elk City. Some of the hardest hit area is near the golf course. 

KFOR Digital Desk May 16, 20178:38 pm

Do you see damage? Send us pictures or video  pics@kfor.com or upload through free 4WarnMe app. 

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KFOR Digital Desk May 16, 20178:44 pm

Severe storms nearing Taloga right now 

Storms NE of Thomas have weakened 

Nadia Judith Enchassi May 16, 20178:46 pm

No Tornado Warnings in effect at this time

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Another shot of the tornado from Lori Ladd from her front yard in Clinton. This is a shot of the Elk City tornado 

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Nadia Judith Enchassi May 16, 20178:52 pm

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KFOR Digital Desk May 16, 20178:57 pm

5 homes damaged significantly near Golf course according to the Elk City Mayor 

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Meteorologist Mike Morgan estimates this tornado was an EF-2 possibly EF-3. 

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KFOR Digital Desk May 16, 20179:00 pm

Chicago Fire will air on our sister-station KAUT Channel 43. 

Over the air — 43.1.

On Cox Cable — channel 16 or 714.

Dish, Direct TV, ATT Uverse –channel 43.

Suddenlink –channel 2.

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Remember there will be a round two of severe weather tonight. The Oklahoma City metro can expect strong storms overnight. 

KFOR Digital Desk May 16, 20179:34 pm

Bob Moore chopper 4 Pilot Jon Welsh reports the Elk City damage path to be about 5 to 7 miles long. 

Nadia Judith Enchassi May 16, 20179:34 pm

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KFOR Digital Desk May 16, 201710:13 pm

The Elk City Fire Chaplain confirms to KFOR one person has died in the storm. He also says there are 20-25 injuries. 

KFOR Digital Desk May 16, 201710:15 pm

We are closing this live blog now.