Weather service issues warnings

Ponca City Now - March 25, 2015 8:03 pm

Bulletin

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

MPH.

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

likely.

* Locations in or near the path include LEACH, SCRAPER, OAKS, TWIN OAKS. In Kansas, Natural Falls state park and Colcord.

Precautionary/preparedness actions…

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.

***

BULLETIN

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

WASHINGTON WASHITA

 

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