Tornado confirmed, warnings issued across Green Country
There is a chance of severe weather Thursday afternoon in Green Country. The primary threats are damaging winds and hail but there is potential for isolated tornadoes. Follow along as we track the storm below.
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6:54 p.m. -- Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Craig, Delaware, Mayes and Ottawa counties until 7:45 p.m.
6:34 p.m. -- Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Craig, Delaware and Mayes counties until 7 p.m.
6:29 p.m. -- Tornado Warning for NW Mayes County has been canceled. Storm moving east at 30 mph. Heavy rain gusty winds and small hail still possible.
6:25 p.m. -- Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for Muskogee and Wagoner counties until 7:15 p.m.
6:25 p.m. -- Tornado Warning remains for NE Mayes County. Strongest part of storm 6 miles NW of Pryor moving east at 30 mph.
6:21 p.m. -- Meteorologist Clint Boone reports downbursts in the Broken Arrow-Coweta area where winds could be as high as 60 to 70 mph.
6:12 p.m. -- Tornado Warning extended into east central Rogers County and northwestern Mayes County. NWS reports strongest part of storm 5 miles south of Foyil.
6:11 p.m. -- Tornado Warning issued for central Rogers and NW Mayes counties until 6:45 p.m.
6:09 p.m. -- Storm chaser David Gaede reports street flooding in the Claremore area along with tree limbs down and power outages.
6:04 p.m. -- Severe Thunderstorm Warning for central Rogers, central Wagoner and SE Tulsa counties until 6:45 p.m.
6:02 p.m. -- Tornado Warning remains for central Rogers County. NWS reports the strongest part of the storm is over Claremore moving east at 35 mph.
6 p.m. -- Emergency storm shelter open for Oologah-Talala residents due to severe weather. Students at Oologah-Talala School District used the shelter for the first time Thursday during an earlier tornado warning, according to Superintendent Max Tanner. The shelter is open for residents during severe weather.
5:58 p.m. -- Storm chaser David Gaede is just north of town Claremore about four miles from Lake Oologah where he reports rotation crossing the highway.
5:53 p.m. -- Tornado Warning issued for Rogers County until 6:15 p.m. Storm 3 miles west of Claremore. Take tornado precautions now.
5:44 p.m. -- Tornado Warning for NW Rogers County and SE Nowata County has been canceled.
5:44 p.m. -- Tulsa Fire Department responding to downed power lines near 51st and Mingo.
5:41 p.m. -- Severe Thunderstorm Warning for parts of Craig, Rogers, Mayes and Tulsa County until 6:30 p.m. At 5:42 a severe thunderstorm was located 4 miles east of Owasso, moving northeast at 45 mph.
5:27 p.m. -- Storms heading north on Highway 75.
5:27 p.m. -- Tornado Warning for Nowata, Rogers and Washington counties until 6 p.m.
5:18 p.m. -- National Weather Service confirms brief tornado northeast of Ramona. Tornado Warning continues until 5:30. Half dollar-sized hail with this storm.
5:10 p.m. -- Tornado Warning issued for issued for Nowata, Rogers and Washington counties until 5:30 p.m.
5:06 p.m. -- Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for Rogers, Osage, Creek, Mayes, Washington, Wagoner, Okmulgee and Tulsa counties until 5:45 p.m.
4:53 p.m. -- Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Washington and Osage counties until 5:30 p.m.
4:47 p.m. -- Tornado Warning for Washington County and Osage County until 5:15 p.m. Take tornado precautions now. Strongest part of storm over Barnsdall now.
4:44 p.m. -- ODOT reports State Highway 80 is closed five miles south of SH-51 between Hulbert and Fort Gibson in Cherokee County due to flooding. US-77 is is also closed two miles south of SH-15 East near Red Rock due to flooding.
4:37 p.m. -- Verdigris Valley Electric Cooperative reports 321 power outages in Barnsdall, Owasso and Skiatook. PSO reports 255 outages in Rogers and Tulsa counties.
4:39 p.m. -- Meteorologist Molly McCollum says radar does not show debris in the Osage County area but it does show two distinct areas of rotation.
4:35 p.m. -- NWS reports the storm in northeast Osage County is moving northeast at 20 mph. The strongest part of the storm is 3 miles southeast of Pawhuska.
4:30 p.m. -- Two active Tornado Warnings now for Osage County, moving into the Barnsdall and Nelagoney areas. These are radar-indicated but you should take tornado precautions now.
4:24 p.m. -- NWS reports the line of storms from northern Creek County to southern Osage County moving east at 40 mph could produce 60 to 70 mph wind gusts.
4:17 p.m. -- Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Osage County until 5 p.m.
4:12 p.m. -- Rogers County officials report 58 homes with storm damage in the Owasso area. No reports of injuries.
4:02 p.m. -- Time lapse of storms moving across south Tulsa from Ryan Ramey
3:52 p.m. -- Storms moving east-northeast into southern Pawnee County capable of 60 mph winds and half dollar-size hail.
3:51 p.m. -- Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Creek, Pawnee and Osage counties until 4:30 p.m.
3:49 p.m. -- Cushing has released the buses and students are on their way home.
3:39 p.m. -- Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Osage County until 4:30 p.m.
3:34 p.m. -- Tornado Warning for Payne County canceled. NWS reports the low level circulations have weakened.
3:32 p.m. -- Broken Arrow Soccer Club reports Indian Springs Soccer Complex is closed for all activities due to the weather.
3:30 p.m. -- PSO reporting just less than 3,000 power outages in Osage, Rogers and Tulsa counties.
3:27 p.m. -- NWS reports strong to severe storms moving east and northeast into Osage and Pawnee co NE OK. 60mph winds and quarter hail possible.
3:12 p.m. -- Cushing Schools are holding buses and sheltering in place until weather moves out.
3:11 p.m. -- Tornado Warning for Stillwater and Glencoe in Payne County until 3:45 p.m.
3:08 p.m. -- Tyler Butler reports roof and structure damage in Owasso near 106th Street North and 168th East Avenue. Trees are downed. City crews are in the neighborhood assessing the damage.
3:03 p.m. -- Meteorologist Clint Boone reports estimated 50 to 60 mph winds just north of Bartlesville.
3 p.m. -- PSO reporting more than 8,000 power outages in Tulsa, Rogers and Osage counties.
2:58 p.m. -- Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Osage and Washington counties until 3:30 p.m.
2:57 p.m. -- Up to 70 mph winds right now east of Lenopah around Highway 10.
2:54 p.m. -- City officials say as many as 20 homes damaged in Owasso from earlier storm.
2:52 p.m. -- Tornado Warning for Payne County until 3:15 p.m. Radar-indicated storm west of Stillwater.
2:47 p.m. -- Meteorologist Clint Boone reports 3-inch diameter hail on storm west of Stillwater.
2:45 p.m. -- Tornado Warning for Rogers County canceled. Damaging winds moving into Nowata County.
2:40 p.m. -- Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Nowata and Craig counties until 3:15 p.m.
2:39 p.m. -- Verdigris Valley Electric Cooperative (VVEC) is reporting 169 customers without power in the area near Gundy's Airport and 10 customers near Sageeyah AirField.
2:35 p.m. -- Possible storm damage reported near 106th Street North and 168th East Avenue in Owasso.
2:30 p.m. -- New Tornado Warning issued for Rogers County until 3:15 p.m.
2:28 p.m. -- Channel 8 viewer Paul Overman reports power outages in the Verdigris area.
2:25 p.m. -- Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Rogers and Tulsa counties extended until 3 p.m. At 2:24 p.m., NWS reports the storm was located over northeastern Tulsa moving northeast at 25 mph.
2:21 p.m. -- Funnel reported near Keetonville Hill from Christy Gaede.
2:17 p.m. -- Storm chaser David Gaede reports gridlock on Highway 169 near 61st and Garnett due to the storm.
2:14 p.m. -- Tulsa Public Schools has postponed all after school activities due to weather.
2:11 p.m. -- Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for Osage and Pawnee counties until 2:45 p.m.
2:03 p.m. -- Tornado Warning issued for Rogers County until 2:30 p.m. Residents in the area should take their tornado precautions. The storm is radar-indicated.
2:02 p.m. -- Nearly quarter-sized hail approaching Fair Oaks.
2 p.m. -- Heavy rain causing visibility issues across the metro.
1:54 p.m. -- Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Rogers and Tulsa counties extended until 2:45 p.m.
1:51 p.m. -- Meteorologists Clint Boone and Molly McCollum report torrential downpours in Bixby and portions of west Tulsa heading downtown. The worst of the storm right now is right over Broken Arrow with hail approaching half-dollar size.
1:43 p.m. -- Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for parts of Rogers, Wagoner, Muskogee, Okmulgee and Tulsa counties until 2:30 p.m.
1:42 p.m -- Meteorologist Clint Boone reports thunder rumbling across the Tulsa/Broken Arrow area. Dime-sized to quarter-sized hail moving northeast at 40 mph from Broken Arrow.
1:25 p.m. -- Meteorologist Clint Boone reports 60 mph winds and quarter-sized hail moving northeast at 35 mph from Okmulgee to Muskogee County.
1:20 p.m. -- A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Muskogee and Okmulgee counties until 1:45 p.m. The National Weather Service reports winds up to 60 mph are possible as well as quarter-sized hail.
12:57 p.m. -- A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued for much of Green Country until 9 p.m. Oklahoma counties included in the watch are Adair, Cherokee, Craig, Creek, Delaware, Mayes, Muskogee, Nowata, Okfuskee, Okmulgee, Osage, Ottawa, Pawnee, Rogers, Sequoyah, Tulsa, Wagoner and Washington. Parts of Arkansas, Kansas and Missouri are also included.
Storms have passed through Green Country for the most part. But a Thunderstorm Warning for Adair and Cherokee Counties is in effect until 11 p.m.