Severe Weather, Tornado Warnings in Oklahoma

National

0  Updated at 2:13 pm, May 30th, 2013 By: ABC Digital
Share This Story

ABC News(OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla.) — Officials in Oklahoma are preparing for another round of severe weather while tornado watches and warnings have gone up throughout the Midwest.

The National Weather Service has issued tornado warnings for the Oklahoma City area, and authorities have advised residents of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Kansas and Oklahoma that dangerous tornadoes could hit today. The region is still recovering from the ongoing stretch of severe weather, including the disastrous and deadly tornado that hit Moore, Okla., just last week.

The Weather Service says that the threat of tornadoes in Oklahoma and parts of Missouri and Arkansas remain moderate through Thursday night. Parts of the upper Midwest, including Illinois and Wisconsin were under tornado watches Thursday afternoon and may experience severe thunderstorms throughout Thursday night.

Copyright 2013 ABC News Radio

Stories You May Be Interested In:

Florida man arrested in plot to get rich by bombing Target stores

17 Feb 2017

Eric Levenson, Devon Sayers and Jamiel Lynch, CNN

Water level drops at California dam, but rain in forecast

14 Feb 2017

Holly Yan, Paul Vercammen and Madison Park, CNN

Jerry Sandusky’s son facing child sex abuse charges

13 Feb 2017

Sara Ganim and Eric Levenson, CNN