Saturday, May 10, 2008

We are OK-

At least five tornadoes reportedly touched down in eastern Oklahoma this evening, injuring some in Picher and Peoria, officials said.
A tornado warning remains in effect in McCurtain County until 8 p.m. A tornado watch is in effect in Choctaw, Le Flore, Haskell, Pittsburg, Latimer and Pushmataha, McCurtain, Cherokee, Sequoyah, Adair and Delaware counties until 9 p.m.

Video shown on Oklahoma City television stations showed at least two houses destroyed and several more with significant damage near Haywood.
Pittsburg County sheriff's deputies spotted the tornado and alerted officials at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester, who initiated their emergency procedures, said Sgt. Logan Johnson, who works at the prison.

He said workers watched as the tornado came within about a half-mile of the prison, then pulled back up into the sky.
The weather service’s Storm Prediction Center also reported tornadoes near Crowder in Pittsburg County, Clayton in Pushmataha County and Yanush in Latimer County.

The weather service reported a structure was destroyed in Yanush.

Leti and family have gone home early-. I have go to Clayton for rescue. No one hur t here, tho

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