1 KILLED IN BARNSDALL AFTER TORNADO DAMAGES TOWN

Ch 9 - May 7, 2024 7:03 am

A large tornado hit the northeast Oklahoma town of Barnsdall on Monday night, one of several severe storms that moved across the state throughout the day.

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Osage County authorities confirmed one person has died following a tornadic storm that hit Barnsdall on Monday.

Tornado damage in Barnsdall.

That storm caused significant damage to much of the town in Osage County.

News On 6’s Chloe Abbott is at the scene where homes are heavily damaged with roofs removed and power lines down.

A neighborhood near 3rd and Chestnut has damage with debris all over the road.

It’s unclear if there are any injuries from this storm.

Barnsdall Storm Damage - May 6, 2024

Image Provided By: Griffin Media

Barnsdall Damage May 6, 2024

Image Provided By: Griffin Media

Barnsdall Storm Damage - May 6, 2024

Image Provided By: Griffin Media

Debris and emergency vehicles were present as storm trackers drove through the town on Monday night.

Our tracker, Brandon Welles assisted first responders with downed power lines in Barnsdall.

 

 

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol shared that if you are searching for loved ones in Barnsdall, go to Gilbert’s field house.

 

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