Powerful storms swept across eastern Oklahoma in the morning hours of Oct. 9, flipping cars and knocking out electricity.
Accuweather reported that numerous tornadoes touched down near Oklahoma City. One passed through Midwest City, leaving overturned cars in its wake.
No major injuries were reported following the morning storms.
On Tuesday morning, severe thunderstorms were tracked across central Oklahoma, with the strongest storms spawning tornadoes near Oklahoma City.
Firefighters have been on the scene in SE OKC near SE 149th and Edwin Rd. checking damage from this mornings storm. 3 or 4 houses in the area have sustained damage. No injuries reported. – DM 10:20 a.m. pic.twitter.com/TeR6UvTSp5
— Oklahoma City Fire (@OKCFD) October 9, 2018
The National Weather Service issued multiple Tornado Warnings for several counties in the Oklahoma City metro area, all expiring by 2 p.m. local time.
The storms continued to move northward through the day, continuing to batter the area with wind and rain, but no more tornadoes formed.
Some of the greatest danger was caused by downed power lines.
One homeowner suffered an unusual situation. The trampoline in their backyard broke free and was lifted by the swirling winds right into some nearby power lines.
— Kelly Roliard (@kelly_roliard) October 9, 2018
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin declared a state of emergency due to the severe weather across the state since late last week.