Saturday, May 27, 2017

Tornado warning issued for Ottawa, Craig counties

Tornado Warning
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
525 PM CDT SAT MAY 27 2017

The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued a

* Tornado Warning for...
  Northeastern Craig County in northeastern Oklahoma...
  Northern Ottawa County in northeastern Oklahoma...

* Until 600 PM CDT

* At 525 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
  was located 5 miles northeast of Welch, moving east at 45 mph.

  HAZARD...Tornado and golf ball 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...
  Miami...                          Commerce...
  Quapaw...                         Picher...
  Peoria...                         Cardin...

This includes Interstate 44 between mile markers 308 and 324.


TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest
floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a
mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter
and protect yourself from flying debris.

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