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    Fifteen deaths confirmed during May 31 tornadoes

    EL RENO, YUKON — Fifteen people were confirmed dead by the Oklahoma State Medical Examiner’s office Saturday morning as a result of tornadoes tearing through El Reno and South Oklahoma City Friday afternoon and evening. Amy Elliott with the state Medical Examiner’s Office indicated that nine fatalities have been confirmed, including two children and seven adults. The previous overall total was seven deaths. This includes the mother and baby who perished as their SUV was flipped on I-40 as the […]

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    UPDATE – GOOD NEWS: Weather stable for the next week as Summer approaches

    UPDATE, SUNDAY JUNE 2 @ 8:00am — Just like that, the weather can change. Computer models are now showing some severe weather this week, with hail and wind only. Very low tornado threat. Not expecting any severe weather outbreaks. However, central Oklahoma may be dealing with flooding once again. JUNE 1 @ 7:00am — With the near-constant severe weather over the last 12 days, we are in need of a break, Oklahoma. The good news: it appears we are going […]

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    Preliminary track map from May 31 tornado outbreak

    NORMAN — the National Weather Service in Norman has released a preliminary tornado track map that shows where the multiple tornadoes from Friday’s outbreak began and finished. This is a preliminary map created from radar circulations; as more specific data is gathered over the weekend by survey crews, this could change slightly. There were three independent tornadoes on Friday in the Oklahoma City and surrounding areas – although the tracks make it look like a single tornado that missed a […]

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    VIDEO: The Weather Channel’s “Tornado Hunt 2013″ vehicle flips over while chasing May 31 tornadoes

    The Weather Channel had their official Tornado Hunt 2013 vehicle near Oklahoma City last night. It was turned over and suffered major damage from the tornado that touched down near El Reno. The video from inside that vehicle is below as it drives into the tornado and gets flipped over. In addition to the Tornado Hunt 2013 vehicle receiving major damage, the back windows of one of the 4Warn Storm Team’s chase vehicles was blown out and the hood of […]

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    OKC resident rides out May 31 tornado in storm drain

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A tornado roared through Oklahoma City and as it was approaching the home of Bob Patterson, near 59TH and Shalamar Drive, he got his family into a nearby shelter. However, there wasn’t enough room for Patterson, so he took action. He grabbed a ladder removed a manhole cover in the back of his neighbor’s yard and put the ladder down the drain and climbed down. He brought his neighbor and his dog with him. “We rode out the tornado inside […]

  • OU Sooners open Women’s College World Series with win over Michigan

    OKLAHOMA CITY — The Sooners played Michigan after their regular season record of 52-4 last night after a short delay, finally putting away the 8th-ranked Wolverines 7-1. Sooner pitcher Keilani Ricketts threw a no-hitter (the sixth this season) and struck out 12 on the way to a late-night victory for the top-ranked Sooners. Up next – Texas and Oklahoma go it at tonight (Friday).

  • Tornadoes tear through Oklahoma and Arkansas Thursday

    PERKINS, RIPLEY — In what has been all to common in recent weeks, the 4Warn Storm Team was tracking severe storms from just after the noon hour until late last night in central portions of our state. While the metro OKC area was mostly spared, tornadic-producing storms were north and south of the metro area, from just east of the Lawton area to north of the metro near Pernell. Radar indicated strong wind shear activity, but actual tornadoes were rare […]

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    Dog who served four tours of duty laid to rest

    From WQAD — An area K-9 was laid to rest Wednesday, after serving four tours of duty in the Middle East. Freddie, a bomb-sniffing golden retriever from Galva, Illinois cleared the way for hundreds of soldiers in Afghanistan. “He’d be the lead dog, he’d walk in front of me to make sure other soldiers were safe,” said Ryan Anderson of Galva, Freddie’s dog handler, hours before  putting his best friend and comrade to sleep. “It’s a day I’ve known that has […]

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    Look Out it’s Lucas!

    Laugh for Relief – Oak City Comedy Initiative, OKC comedy, Oklahoma City Improv and Red Dirt improv are collaborating on a big show Friday night at The Paramount on historic film row. It will include local stand-up, improv and short films. Admission is free , we will be asking for donations at the door and throughout the night. 100% of donations collected will go to the Oklahoma City Community Foundation. Any inquires should be directed to OakCity@gmail.com. LyricTheatreOKC.com - Lyric is holding […]

  • Florida coach feels Okies’ pain

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Florida University’s women’s softball team has qualified for the College “World Series” which gets underway this morning at Hall of Fame Stadium here in the city. And the Gators head coach is Tim Walton, the former pitcher for the University of Oklahoma baseball team. Walton was part of a coaching caravan that met the media Wednesday to talk about his team’s opening game against Tennessee. But soon the conversation turned to what the tornado victims and their families […]

  • Sooners open play at WCWS

    OKLAHOMA CITY – The top ranked Oklahoma Sooners begin play in the Women’s College Softball “World Series” tonight at Hall of Fame Stadium here in the city. OU has been at or near the top of the national polls virtually all season and with that sparkling record of 52-4 they get ready to host Michigan in the fourth and final game of opening day at approximately 8:30pm Oklahoma time on national TV through one of the ESPN outlets. The Sooners feature […]