Weather service issues warnings
Ponca City Now - March 25, 2015 8:03 pm
The National Weather Service in Tulsa, Okla., at 7:35 p.m. issued the following warnings:
* A tornado warning for…
Northwestern Adair County in northeast Oklahoma…
Northeastern Cherokee County in east central Oklahoma…
Southern Delaware County in northeast Oklahoma…
East central Mayes county in northeast Oklahoma…
* until 8 p.m.
* At 7:33 p.m. A severe thunderstorm capable of producing a
tornado was located 5 miles south of Rose…and moving east at 40
Hazard…Tornado and quarter size hail.
Source…Radar indicated rotation.
Impact…Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without
shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Damage
to roofs, windows and vehicles will occur. Tree damage is
* Locations in or near the path include LEACH, SCRAPER, OAKS, TWIN OAKS. In Kansas, Natural Falls state park and Colcord.
Take cover now. Go to a designed shelter such as a safe room or storm
cellar if available. Otherwise…move to an interior room on the
lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If seeking shelter
in a basement, be sure to get beneath something sturdy. If in a
mobile home, a vehicle or outdoors, move to the closest substantial
shelter and protect yourself from flying debris.
The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Okla., issued a severe thunderstorm watch which will remain in effect until 10 p.m. for the following Oklahoma counties:
ADAIR CADDO CANADIAN
CHEROKEE CLEVELAND COAL
COMANCHE CRAIG CREEK
DELAWARE GARFIELD GARVIN
GRADY GRANT HASKELL
HUGHES KAY KINGFISHER
KIOWA LATIMER LE FLORE
LINCOLN LOGAN MCCLAIN
MCINTOSH MAYES MUSKOGEE
NOBLE NOWATA OKFUSKEE
OKLAHOMA OKMULGEE OSAGE
OTTAWA PAWNEE PAYNE
PITTSBURG PONTOTOC POTTAWATOMIE
ROGERS SEMINOLE SEQUOYAH
STEPHENS TULSA WAGONER