Seminole, Oklahoma, hit by tornado

Tornado causes widespread damage in Seminole

Sky 5 flew over the aftermath of the tornado



WE’RE GOING TO SHOW IT TO YOU RIGHT NOW. LET’S GO LIVE TO KOCO’S MEG MOSLEY JOINING US LIVE MEGAN. I BELIEVE YOU ARE IN DOWNTOWN SEMINOLE WCHHI TOOK THE BRUNT OF THIS STORM. IT WAS HIT MULTIPLE TIMES TONIGHT. WHAT ARE YOU SING THERE ON THE GROUND IN SEMINOLE? ABBY THAT’S RIGHT. WE ACTUALLY JUST MADE IT BACK TO THE TOWN OF SEMINOLE. WE DID HAVE TO EVACUATE WHEN THAT SECOND TORNADO THREAT CAME THROUGH WE’RE DOING SAFE. ARE WELL, BUT WE WANT TO SHOW YOU JUST A LITTLE BIT OFHE T EXTENTF OTHIS DAMAGE NOW, THERE IS A CONSTRUCTION CREW ALREADY HERE CLEANING UP SOME OF THE DEBRIS OUT OF THE STREET GUYS. THIS IS BRICKS THAT THEY’RE GETTGIN OUT OF THE ROAD AND IT’S BRICKS FROM THIS BUILDING RIGHT HERE. WE’RE NOT REALLY SURE WTHA KIND OF BUILDING IT WAS. IT’S OBVIOUSLY REALLY DARK OUT HERE SOE WCAN’T TELL BUT THAT IS THE BUILDING THAT’S DESTROYED. THIS ISHE T ROOF TO THAT BUILDING. IT’S COMPLETELY GONE. IT’S ON THE GROUND NOW THIS IS ALSO A STRUCTURAL NAME THAT HELD THAT BUILDING UP AND GUYS. THERE’S A LOT OF BRICKS OUT HERE. THERE A TREES IN THE ROADWAY A LOT OF DIFFERENT CEMENT PIECES. BUT YEAH, YOU SEE THE CONSTRUCTION HERE CLEANING THE COTRNSUCTION CREW HERE CLEANING THAT UP NOW, BUT WE JUST MADE IT BACKNT I TOWN. WE’RE NOT QUITE DEEP INTO TOWN SO WE WILL BE GOING BKAC THERE AND TALKING TO RESIDENTS AND GIVING YOU MORE OF WHAT THEY NTWE THROUGH TONIGHT AND GIVING YOU MORE UPDATES, BUT GUYS LIVE IN SEMINOLE. MEGANOS MLEY KOCO 5 NEWS BACK TO YOU MEGAN WANT TO STAY WITH YOU IF WE CAN FOR JUST A MOMTEN BECAUSE I KNOW THAT YOU WERE THERE EARLIER AND YOU WENT INTO THE DOWNTOWN AREA, WHICH IS WHAT WE’VE HEARD HAS BEEN THE HARDEST HIT TO MEGAN IF WE HAVE YOU JUST WANT TO ASK YOU AUTBO SOME OF THE DAMAGE THAT YOU SAW EARLIER THIS EVENING. THEY’RE IN DOWNTOWN SEMINOLE. YE,AH WE SAW A BENT RADIO TOWER TOWER. WE WER. SAW DNOW POWER LINES BENT POWER LINES. THEY DIDN’T HAVE POWER FOR A LONG TIME HERE. WHE ERWE SAW A LOT OF RESIDENTS IN THE STREET, A LOT OF THEM TOLD ME THAT TYHE WERE ACTUALLY OUT HERE AND SAW THE TORNADO AS IT CAME THROUGH THERE WEER THE ROOFS OF BUILDINGS COMPLETELY DOWN. IT WAS A LOT OF DAMEAGUT OR HERE GUYS. IT’S IT’S ONE OF THOSE IMAGES THAT JUST IT, YOU KNOW TAKES YOU BACKOR FA MINUTE. BUT YEAH, IT’S IT’S A LOT OF DAMAGE OUT HERE AND WE ALSO SPOKE TO A COUPLE RESIDENTS THAT WERE ACTUALLY TRAPPED IN A STORM SHELRTE FOR OVER 45 MINUTES. THANKFULLY THEY ARE DOING OKAY, BUT FIREFIGHTERS GOT THEM OUT OTHER. IT BUT YEAH IT IT WAS A LOT OF DAMAGE OUT HERE GUYS. AND MEGAN NOW SO FAR. WE HAVE NOT HEARD ANY REPORTS OF IN JURIES. WHAT ABOUT YOU? WHAT ARE YOU HEARING THERE ON THE GROUND? SO FAR NO REPORTED INJURIES, BUT WE LIKE I SDAI WE HAVE TO GET INTO TOWN AND GET MORE INFORMATION. FROM FIRST RESPONDERS AND OFFICIALS OUT HERE, BUT SO FAR NO REPORTED INJURIES. AND AS THE POWER TOTALLY OUT WHERE YOU ARE LOOKS VERY VERY DARK BEHIND YOU MEGA

Tornado causes widespread damage in Seminole

Sky 5 flew over the aftermath of the tornado

Authorities are assessing the damage after a tornado hit Seminole Wednesday evening.Seminole County Undersheriff Matt Haley told KOCO 5 that there were reports of people trapped because of the damage, but crews were able to get them out.Haley said downtown Seminole might have been hit the hardest. Authorities plan to up out drones soon to assess. Power is out throughout Seminole. Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Eric Foster said some minor injuries were reported. Sky 5 flew over the aftermath of the tornado. Open the video players above and below to see the damage.

Authorities are assessing the damage after a tornado hit Seminole Wednesday evening.

Seminole County Undersheriff Matt Haley told KOCO 5 that there were reports of people trapped because of the damage, but crews were able to get them out.

Haley said downtown Seminole might have been hit the hardest.

Authorities plan to up out drones soon to assess. Power is out throughout Seminole.

Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Eric Foster said some minor injuries were reported.

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Sky 5 flew over the aftermath of the tornado. Open the video players above and below to see the damage.

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