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Moore Public Schools receives $500,000 donation for storm shelter
The storm shelter will house about 1,200 students who attend Central Junior High and Central Elementary in Moore. Read More
What the National Weather Service is saying about today and the weekend ...
From the National Weather Service, Norman Forecast Office: (For UPDATED National Weather Service, Norman information go to: http://www.srh.noaa.gov/oun/ ) This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of northern… western…central…and southern Oklahoma…and western north Texas. Read More
Hail up to baseball size possible
From the National Weather Service, Norman Forecast Office: “Initial thunderstorms will probably be supercells, capable of producing very large hail up to baseball size and wind gusts to 80 mph. Read More
KFOR: Oklahoma school district finds unique way to shelter students from storms
CHICKASHA - Students in Chickasha helped raise money so that they could get a storm shelter for their school, reports KFOR. Four huge shipping containers weighting 8,000 pounds each are being welded together and will be reinforced with concrete and ... Read More
Golf ball or larger hail possible a few days this week - and a low tornado threat ...
From the National Weather Service, Norman Forecast Office: “Severe thunderstorms are expected to develop near a dryline in western Oklahoma and north Texas Wednesday afternoon. Read More
UPDATE: Showers moving south and east of Oklahoma City area Monday morning
There is a 40 percent chance for rain Monday in central Oklahoma. Skies will be cloudy with temperatures near 75 degrees. Read More
Severe storms possible Wednesday
As of 8:25 a.m. Monday, some of the rainfall totals recorded in the last 24 hours at Oklahoma Mesonet weather network locations include: Ketchum Ranch (located in Stephens County), 2.17 inches; Fittstown, 1.48; Fort Cobb, 1.27; Sulphur, 1.18; Centrahoma, 1.16; Apache, 1.12. Read More
Texas woman found buried beneath hail
EL PASO, Texas - El Paso water rescue crews found a woman buried beneath several feet of hail in a Northeast El Paso arroyo Saturday afternoon., reports KVIA. The emergency call reported four people were trapped in the arroyo following the storm, a fire department spokesman said. The spokesman tells ABC-7 three of... Read More
Moore tornado victim gets ready for tornado season
EH Pittman, who was seriously injured as he took shelter on May 20 at the Moore 7-Eleven where three people died, continues to heal while in his wheelchair. His family was given a tornado shelter modified for him. Read More
Looking to the weekend weather ...
For weather updates from the National Weather Service, Norman Forecast Office: http://www.srh.noaa.gov/oun/ Shower and thunderstorm chances will return late Saturday as an upper level wave approaches the plains. Read More
Update: 79 percent of Oklahoma experiencing some form of drought
From the National Weather Service, Norman Forecast Office: An upper level wave moving off the western high plains will enter the panhandles into western Oklahoma this morning. Read More
How strong are the winds?
From the National Weather Service, Norman Forecast Office: Elevated to critical fire weather conditions will occur today due to dry conditions, low humidity, and strong winds. Read More
"Critical Wildfire conditions likely" today
From the National Weather Service, Norman Forecast Office: Wildfire danger will be elevated to critical on Wednesday due to dry weather, decreasing humidity, warmer temperatures, and increasing winds. Read More
A National Weather Service, Norman look back at the April 14-15, 2012 Woodward tornado
From the National Weather Service, Norman Forecast Office: The April 14-15, 2012 Woodward, Oklahoma Tornado   The following summary was taken from a public information statement issued by the NWS Norman forecast office at 4:41 pm CDT on Monday, April 16, 2012. Read More
Gary McManus writes about the mid-April freeze/wheat ...
In years of covering Oklahoma’s wheat industry, I learned that after a hard freeze this time of year, it’s always wait and see for wheat farmers. Read More
Chickasha leads the way with low temps at Mesonet sites today
From the National Weather Service, Norman Forecast Office: Rain returns Thursday during the day, with thunderstorms possible by this weekend. Read More
Snow reports from Panhandle...freezing temps ahead
From the National Weather Service, Amarillo, Texas Forecast Office:  A band of light snow brought accumulating snow to the Panhandles last night, with totals ranging from 1.5 to 2 inches across the northern parts of the Panhandles to a tenth of an inch or less in the far southeast. Read More
UPDATE: Oklahoma City snowfall ends as wind advisory, hard freeze warning issued in Oklahoma
Snowfall has ended in Oklahoma City. A wind advisory is in effect Monday in Oklahoma. There is a hard freeze warning in effect for early Tuesday. Read More
Back in 1953...
According to the National Weather Service, Norman Forecast Office: Oklahoma City accumulated 0.8 inches of snow on April 14, 1953 – 61 years ago today. Read More


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Nov 21A weather advisory has been issued for Thursday night through...

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Organizations work to replace medical equipment for survivors

Jun 27A non-profit organization is helping families effected by the May...

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5 died when Oklahoma family fled to drainage tunnel to escape tornadoes

Jun 13Family describes how cold, fast-rising rain water swept them into...

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Road being repaired

Jun 11Crews are preparing a 200-yard-long hole that opened up on a major...

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Joplin's Salvation Army helps the people in Moore

Jun 10The citizens of Joplin, Mo., donate goods to the people in Moore.

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