May 10 Tornadoes

On May 10, 2010, multiple tornadoes touched down across Oklahoma leaving several dead, many injured and countless amounts of damage in their wake.

May storm losses likely to top $1B

News | Updated: Thu, Jun 3, 2010
A salvage diver moves into position to recover boats and debris at Lake Thunderbird on Wednesday, May 12, 2010, in Norman, Okla., from the storms that hit the area Monday. (AP Photo/The Oklahoman, Steve Sisney)

Insurance companies likely will pay out more than $1 billion to cover damage from last month's back-to-back storms that spawned tornadoes and large hail, industry representatives said Wednesday.

1999 tornado survivors help clean up in Newalla

News | Updated: Thu, May 13, 2010

NEWALLA — Denise Halpin learned about the power of volunteers when people helped her after a tornado demolished her home in Moore on May 3, 1999.

Salvage effort is under way

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LITTLE AXE — Cleaning up is the fervent theme this week in Little Axe and other parts of rural east Norman following two tornadoes that ripped through the area Monday.

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This map shows preliminary damage reports for the May 10, 2010, storms that hit Oklahoma. The red icons are reports of tornadoes; the green represents hail; and the blue icons are strong winds.
Note: Wind speed in mph; hail size in inches. Source: National Weather Service (http://www.spc.noaa.gov/climo/reports/100510_rpts.html)