Deadly tornado outbreak in Oklahoma and Nebraska

Deadly tornado outbreak in Oklahoma and Nebraska

Severe storms produced multiple tornadoes across Oklahoma, Nebraska, Iowa and Ilionis on May 9, 2016. In Oklahoma, the storms killed at least 2 people.

A large and extremely dangerous tornado touched down near Wynnewood, south of Oklahoma City, killing an elderly man in his home.

"News 9 Chief Meteorologist David Payne estimates the tornado to be at least an EF-2, or possibly a low end EF-3. Hail the size of tennis balls have also been confirmed. Multiple homes and structures were damaged or destroyed by the tornado, including some mobile homes and barns. Most of the damage was located in the area of Elmore City, Katie and Wynnewood," News 9 reports.

Video courtesy Texas Storm Chasers

Video courtesy AP

Video courtesy ABC Action News

Video courtesy AP

A second, even larger tornado, possibly EF-4, formed to the northwest of Sulphur.

Video courtesy NZP Chasers

Video courtesy Oklahoma Storm Chaser

NWS received 22 tornado reports, and more than 100 hail reports, 18 of them large, as of 01:50 UTC on May 10, 2016.

Strong to severe thunderstorms are possible across the Southern and Central Great Plains, and heavy rainfall expected over lower and mid-Mississippi Valley through Tuesday, May 10.

The following videos were recorded in Nebraska.

Video courtesy Breaking Disaster

Video courtesy Breaking Disaster

Update, May 10 @ 09:15 UTC

After wild weather rolled through the Plains, another 14 million people are under the risk of severe weather on Tuesday, May 10.

Featured image: A tornado near STW airport. Credit: Dave Deken (@VideoDeke)


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