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Tornadoes leave behind significant damage across Oklahoma

Several tornadoes touched down Sunday, leaving behind damage as another round of severe storms moved through Oklahoma. KOCO 5 First Alert storm chasers saw tornadoes near Custer City, Yukon, Union City, Hydro, Mustang and El Reno. As the sun rises on Monday, we get a better view of the damage and destruction left behind. Below is what we know about the overnight tornado outbreak in Oklahoma. Tornadoes filmed by the camera. KOCO 5 crews captured the moments when at least two tornadoes touched down. down sunday. The first tornado was observed just west of Custer City, triggering a tornado emergency in the area. Storm chasers also tracked a tornado that touched down late Sunday night near Mustang. Open the video player below to watch. First Alert Chief Meteorologist Damon Lane says he estimates there were about 10 tornadoes Sunday, putting Oklahoma at nearly 80 tornadoes so far this year. The National Weather Service says crews found at least EF-2 damage to the southwest. of the Yukon, near the Page airport. Another survey team discovered EF-2 damage outside Custer City. Damage and Injuries Tornadoes and severe storms caused damage in several areas of Oklahoma, ranging from the western part of the state to metro OKC. The Blaine County Sheriff’s Office says two people are injured after their home was destroyed in Hydro. They were taken to hospital, but their condition is unknown. Custer County Emergency Management says 10 to 15 homes were damaged between Custer City and Hydro. Homes were also damaged in Butler, where two people were injured. The full extent of the damage and injuries was unknown as of early Monday morning, but authorities reported no deaths. In metro OKC, KOCO 5 crews found a home near the Yukon. with significant damage and its roof torn off near 10th and Cimarron Road. Residents in the area said everyone was accounted for, but dozens searched overnight for livestock that may have been affected. Power lines and fences were also demolished. The lightning also caused major tank battery fires in different parts of Oklahoma. First, a tank battery caught fire after a lightning strike at Geary. Storm Command was there as the flames raged. Open the video player below to watch. Later, lightning may have ignited huge flames north of 23rd Street between Rockwell Avenue and Council Road in Bethany. Sky 5 flew over the scene. Open the video player below to watch. Anyone needing to report tornado or storm damage can do so online at www.damage.ok.gov.Sky 5 is investigating tornado damage in several areas of the Oklahoma City metro area , particularly in the Yukon and Cleveland County, as well as areas near Union City, Hydro and Custer City suffered significant damage. Sky 5, which is the only news helicopter flying weekday mornings, flew over some of the damage after sunrise Monday. Below is a look at some of the damage.Home with significant damage near YukonNear Union City Significantly damaged building in hydroelectric structure destroyed in hydroelectric structures between Hydro and Custer City destroyed Will Rogers Airport World ImpactStorms warning of A tornado that rolled through Oklahoma City Sunday night forced people at Will Rogers World Airport to shelter in place. All planes were grounded as the storms moved in. People inside the airport were moved to its tunnel for security reasons. Authorities reported no injuries or damage to the airport. Be sure to download the KOCO 5 app to receive personalized weather alerts. You can also watch our team’s coverage on the app.>> Check Fences>> Check Live Interactive Radar>> Watch KOCO 5 Coverage>> Download the KOCO 5 App on iPhone>> Download the KOCO 5 app on Android>> “Like” KOCO 5 on Facebook>> “Follow” KOCO 5 on X>> Stream KOCO 5 weather updates anytime on the Very Local app

Several tornadoes touched down Sunday, leaving behind damage as another round of severe storms moved through Oklahoma.

KOCO 5 First Alert storm chasers saw tornadoes near Custer City, Yukon, Union City, Hydro, Mustang and El Reno. As the sun rises on Monday, we get a better idea of ​​the damage and destruction left behind.

Below is what we know about the overnight tornado outbreak in Oklahoma.

Tornadoes filmed

KOCO 5 crews captured the moments when at least two tornadoes touched down Sunday.

The first tornado was observed just west of Custer City, triggering a tornado emergency in the area.

Storm chasers also tracked a tornado that touched down Sunday night near Mustang. Open the video player below to watch.

First Alert Chief Meteorologist Damon Lane estimates there were about 10 tornadoes Sunday, putting Oklahoma at nearly 80 tornadoes so far this year.

The National Weather Service says crews found at least some EF-2 damage in southwest Yukon, near Page Airport. Another survey team discovered EF-2 damage outside Custer City.

Damage and injuries

Tornadoes and severe storms caused damage in several areas of Oklahoma, ranging from the western part of the state to metro OKC.

The Blaine County Sheriff’s Office says two people were injured after their home was destroyed in Hydro. They were taken to hospital, but their condition is unknown.

Custer County Emergency Management says 10 to 15 homes were damaged between Custer City and Hydro. Homes were also damaged in Butler, where two people were injured.

The full extent of the damage and injuries was unknown Monday morning, but authorities reported no deaths.

In metro OKC, KOCO 5 crews found a home near Yukon with significant damage and its roof torn off near 10th and Cimarron Road. Residents in the area said everyone was accounted for, but dozens were searching overnight for livestock that might have been affected.

Power lines and fences were also demolished.

The lightning also caused major tank battery fires in different parts of Oklahoma. First, a tank battery caught fire after a lightning strike at Geary. Storm Command was there as the flames raged. Open the video player below to watch.

Later, lightning may have ignited huge flames north of 23rd Street between Rockwell Avenue and Council Road in Bethany. Sky 5 flew over the scene. Open the video player below to watch.

Anyone who needs to report tornado or storm damage can do so online at www.damage.ok.gov.

Sky 5 investigates tornado damage

Several areas of the Oklahoma City metropolitan area, including Yukon and Cleveland County, as well as areas near Union City, Hydro and Custer City, suffered significant damage.

Sky 5, which is the only news helicopter flying weekday mornings, flew over some of the damage after sunrise Monday. Below is a look at some of the damage.

Significantly damaged house near Yukon

Near Union City

Significantly damaged building at Hydro

Structure destroyed at Hydro

Structures between Hydro and Custer City destroyed

Will Rogers World Airport have an impact

Tornado forecasts that moved through Oklahoma City Sunday evening forced residents at Will Rogers World Airport to shelter in place. All the planes were grounded because of the storms.

People inside the airport were moved to its tunnel for security reasons. Authorities reported no injuries or damage to the airport.


Make sure you download the KOCO 5 app to receive personalized weather alerts. You can also watch our team’s coverage on the app.

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