1 Dead in Oklahoma Flooding, 2 Critically Injured by Kansas Tornado


The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says the flooding death happened early Wednesday near the small town of Davenport, which is about 50 miles northeast of Oklahoma City. The highway patrol says the vehicle was swept into a drainage culvert, and one person was pinned in the floodwaters and drowned.Two others in the vehicle escaped serious injury.
“The Davenport area received between 4 and 5 inches of rain over the last 24 hours,” said weather.com meteorologist Chris Dolce. “The area could see more heavy bouts of rain through the end of the week.”
Possible tornadoes left damage in the towns of Shamrock and Bristow Tuesday evening. The NWS in Tulsa said multiple homes suffered extensive damage near Shamrock, and the Bristow Police Department confirmed injuries in the area, KOTV reported. In Bristow, the NWS said trees blocked a turnpike entrance ramp, and one home was damaged.
Both towns are located southwest of Tulsa.
Damage to several homes nw of Bristow near hwy 16. The latest including video from Osage Sky News 6 HD tonight at 9! pic.twitter.com/ud4ZziC4sh

— Craig Day (@CraigDay6) 25 мая 2016 г.

The Dodge City tornado was spotted by storm chasers just after 6 p.m. local time Tuesday evening. The National Weather Service confirmed a home was destroyed in Ensign as the tornado moved north toward Dodge City.
“I started seeing some rotation, and with that rotation, a tornado formed and touched down and started and stayed down,” Dodge City resident Logan Davis told KSN News.
Emergency management officials in Ford County reported that two people were critically injured Tuesday night and taken to a hospital in Dodge City, the office said in a statement early Wednesday.
At about 6:30 p.m., a tornado emergency was declared for the Dodge City area. After the tornado passed, damage was reported on the west side of the city, as well as a propane leak.

— Ian Livingston (@islivingston) 24 мая 2016 г.

 A viewer sent us this picture of a tornado near Scott City.

A viewer sent us this picture of a tornado near Scott City. Send us your pics at weatherpictures@kake.com!! #kswx pic.twitter.com/GkWiPQNMxB

— KAKE News (@KAKEnews) 24 мая 2016 г.

 Storm Chasers See Tornado Hit House in Dodge City, KS

NEW: very strong, large #tornado extreme close range south of Dodge City, KS earlier! @breakingweather pic.twitter.com/YVsOt5dpNp

— Reed Timmer (@reedtimmerTVN) 25 мая 2016 г.

NEW: video just after intercept of strong #tornado south of Dodge City, KS! @breakingweather pic.twitter.com/YqoU0saEHo

— Reed Timmer (@reedtimmerTVN) 25 мая 2016 г.

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