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Weak tornado passed through Okmulgee State Park Tuesday afternoon

by Silas Allen Published: May 28, 2014
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A weak tornado passed through Okmulgee County at 12:38 p.m. Tuesday, the National Weather Service reports. From a preliminary local storm report issued Wednesday:

TORNADO MOVED THROUGH PORTION OF OKMULGEE STATE PARK. REPORTED 1/4 TO 3/8 MILE PATH…ABOUT 50 YDS WIDE. MOVING FROM EAST SOUTHEAST TO WEST NORTHWEST. BROKE LIMBS OUT OF NUMEROUS TREES. MOVED A SMALL TRAILER HOME ALMOST OFF ITS SUPPORTS. SEVERAL PERSONS SAW THE TORNADO.


by Silas Allen
General Assignment/Breaking News Reporter
Silas Allen is a news reporter for The Oklahoman. He is a Missouri native and a 2008 graduate of the University of Missouri.
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