Storms Spawn Tornadoes Across Parts of Oklahoma

News 9 - December 13, 2022 9:43 am

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Communities across Oklahoma are recovering after a severe weather front lashed out across the state.

Tornado warnings were declared in several counties across Oklahoma, dominating much of the western and southern parts of the state Monday night through Tuesday morning.

In McClain County, a tornado briefly touched down in Wayne, but was enough to cause significant damage to the area.

Wayne Public Schools announced Tuesday morning that the district will be closed for the day.

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McClain County Emergency Manager Ron Johnson told News 9 This Morning’s Robin Marsh and Lacie Lowry that at least two homes were significantly damaged.

In Seminole County, schools in Seminole and Wewoka will be delayed Tuesday. Wewoka will start at 9 a.m.

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Flash flood warnings were also declared across the state, with multiple roads becoming impassable as a result.

 

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