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Severe thunderstorm warning for Comanche, Grady, Caddo counties, from the National Weather Service, Norman

by Bryan Painter Published: August 15, 2013

SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
506 PM CDT THU AUG 15 2013

COMANCHE OK-GRADY OK-CADDO OK-
506 PM CDT THU AUG 15 2013

…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 530 PM CDT
FOR NORTHEASTERN COMANCHE…EXTREME SOUTHWESTERN GRADY AND
SOUTHEASTERN CADDO COUNTIES…

AT 502 PM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS CONTINUED TO
DETECT A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM LOCATED 4 MILES NORTHEAST OF STERLING…
MOVING SOUTH AT 20 MPH.

HAZARDS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE…
HALF DOLLAR SIZE HAIL…
DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH…

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
CYRIL…FLETCHER…STERLING AND CEMENT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

MOVE INSIDE A STURDY BUILDING UNTIL THE STORM HAS PASSED.


by Bryan Painter
Assistant Local Editor
Bryan Painter, assistant local editor, has 31 years’ experience in journalism, including 22 years with the state's largest newspaper, The Oklahoman. In that time he has covered such events as the April 19, 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah...
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