How to help Oklahoma tornado victims Posted by: Salvation Army The Salvation Army is activating disaster response teams and mobile feeding units to help residents and rescuers in Moore, as well as in other locations in the Plains and the Midwest that were impacted by tornadoes.
Quickly, the tornado became an EF2.
The EF2 traveled a couple miles before hitting a barn, causing serious damage. When the tornado hit the city of Mustangit had recorded wind speeds of mph. The now EF3 demolished 7 mobile homes, killing 9.
As the tornado kept on moving along, it hit the outskirts of Moore with EF4 damage being recorded at 3 homes. The now EF5 gained peak intensity right in Bridge Creek limits. At the same moment, local doppler radar recorded wind speeds, third behind the Oklahoma City Tornadothe Harrisburg-Reading-Philadelphia Tornado and beating out the deadly Bridge Creek-Moore tornado in wind speeds.
As the EF5 then crossed Interstate 355 cars were hit, killing 7. The tornado then tracked back towards Moore and Oklahoma City.
Plaza Towers Elementary was hit head on and was completely demolished. The EF5 briefly weakened to an EF4. The EF4 badly damaged 6 houses just south of Plaza Towerskilling With the tornado moving on, at 7: As the tornado kept on tracking, it struck another house, killing 7.
The tornado then hit 3 apartment buildings, injuring 6, With the tornado weakening, the now EF3 ripped a roof off a house and injured The tornado convective outlook for June 16, The tornado then tracked back towards El Reno before dissipating at 7: Many surveyors have stated that this tornado is one of the most violent tornadoes ever.
EF5 damage to a home in Amber. What's left of a farm in Chickasha after the tornado swept through the area with wind speeds over mph. The EF5 tracking into Bridge Creek. EF5 damage to a shopping mall in Moore.April 26 has come and gone without any tornado activity in the Sooner state this calendar year.
It is now officially the longest Oklahoma has gone without an observed tornado in recorded history. (Newser) - The first batch of severe weather in this year's tornado season has devastated an Oklahoma mobile home park, and storms across the area damaged buildings, tore off roofs, and left.
The Antlers, Oklahoma tornado of July 10, by Chris Coryell. This is the third installment in a series that looks at the history of storms in Oklahoma.
Below you will find links to information from Oklahoma Cooperative Extension and other DASNR experts related to tornado disaster recovery and preparedness.
Apr 27, · Oklahoma hasn't had a single tornado yet this year but that could change next week. It's been the quietest start to a tornado season ever recorded in Oklahoma, one of the nation's most twister. The location of tornadoes across the United States from January 1 through April 30, The tornado data was taken from storm reports from the Storm Prediction Center and is preliminary.
During the first four months of the year, not a single tornado formed over Oklahoma.