Tornado Confirmed Near Tulsa Airport Tuesday Morning

Tuesday, May 21st 2019, 9:33 am
By: News On 6

Green Country residents went to sleep with tornado warnings Monday night and woke up to the same Tuesday morning. A confirmed tornado was spotted in north Tulsa over the Tulsa International Airport at 6:37 a.m.

Mark Cameron got a photo of the funnel as it moved through north Tulsa.

The Tulsa Zoo and Mohawk Park are closed. The Zoo says their animals are safe.

Several school districts including Tulsa Public Schools announced they were closed for the day. Sand Springs closed due to flooding in bus routes.

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There are reports of damage at the zoo, in Kellyville and Owasso. EMSA said there is tree and building damage at Pine and Lewis. Sapulpa is seeing quite a bit of flooding.

News On 6 had to evacuate to our storm shelter as the tornado-warned storm moved through downtown.


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Flooding remains a concern in much of northeast Oklahoma due to the heavy rainfall received this spring.