A destructive tornado touched down near the Stone Canyon neighborhood in Owasso on Wednesday evening, March 30, 2016.
At least seven people were injured and authorities were evaluating damage that included a destroyed home after severe storms spawned multiple tornado touchdowns in northeastern Oklahoma on Wednesday night.
Run under cover, it’s coming!
The tornado touched down and lifted up numerous times as it swept through the northern Tulsa and Owasso areas.
About one square mile of a mostly residential area sustained heavy damage.
One home was destroyed and other residences and businesses sustained roof and structural damage.
Posted by Aaron Higgs on Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Nearly 9 million people in parts of Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Arkansas were in an enhanced area of risk Wednesday, putting them in the bull’s-eye for some of the strongest storms.
Well that just happened! #twister #ok Casey Caywood #tulsatornado #oklahoma #tulsa
Posted by Tyler Burgess on Wednesday, March 30, 2016
The area of highest risk included the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area:
As the system moves east, strong storms were expected to develop early Thursday over Alabama, where forecasters say the main threats will be tornadoes, winds of up to 70 mph, quarter-sized hail and heavy rains.
The hell of a storm!