NWS Norman Compiling Information On May 10th Tornado Outbreak

The National Weather Service in Norman is in the process of compiling information on the tornado outbreak that occurred across central Oklahoma on May 10th.  Here are some things that we know, and some important things to remember:

  • As a result of the widespread nature of the outbreak, it will take some time to sift through all the data and reports. Bear with us as we attempt to provide the most complete picture of the events that occurred.
  • We do NOT have a count of the total number of tornadoes at this point.  That will take a complete survey analysis to determine.
  • Storm survey teams will be out surveying some of the damage on Tuesday May 11th.
  • The possible tornado damage paths are spread over a north-south area of over 200 miles from near the Kansas-Oklahoma border to near the Red River.
  • Very large hail was reported in several locations, up to the size of softballs (4.25").

If you have any pictures or personal accounts of weather phenomena or storm damage, please email them to us at sr-oun.webmaster@noaa.gov or sr-oun.spotter@noaa.gov and indicate whether or not we have permission to use that on our webpage.

You can follow the link on our home page in the Top News in the coming days for more up-to-date information on the tornadoes.

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