iPix Show Strong Wednesday Night Storms

SEVERE

Tracking severe storms rapidly developing in Oklahoma… updates on the developing weather situation will be posted here.

Garrett Lewis December 19, 201210:41 pm

Damage in South Fort Smith via Mallory Cooke

Garrett Lewis December 19, 201210:39 pm

Damage in South Fort Smith via Mallory Cooke

Garrett Lewis December 19, 201210:27 pm

Riverdale Fire Department reporting possible tornado touchdown. This was the cell that prompted the warning just before 10pm. #arwx

Garrett Lewis December 19, 201210:14 pm

Branch area is being watched very closely! dw

Garrett Lewis December 19, 201210:03 pm

The tornado warnings for the River Valley area have been canceled or allowed to expire. Damaging winds likely. dw

Garrett Lewis December 19, 20129:59 pm

Cecil and Ozark are in the path of very high winds. dw

Garrett Lewis December 19, 20129:55 pm

The NWS in Tulsa continues Tornado Warning for Crawford, Franklin [AR] till 10:15 PM CST …AT 950 PM CST…A LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING TORNADOES WAS LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM MULBERRY TO VESTA…MOVING EAST AT 55 MPH. TORNADOES MAY FORM RAPIDLY ANYWHERE IN THE LINE OF STORMS! dw

Garrett Lewis December 19, 20129:53 pm

Channel 34 is off the air. Likely lost power. dw

Garrett Lewis December 19, 20129:51 pm

(9:49:54 PM) NWS Tulsa
issues Tornado Warning for Crawford, Franklin, Sebastian [AR] till 10:15 PM CST …* AT 945 PM CST…A LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING TORNADOES WAS LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM DYER TO 9 MILES SOUTH OF DYER…MOVING EAST AT 55 MPH. TORNADOES MAY FORM RAPIDLY ANYWHERE IN THE LINE OF STORMS! dw

Garrett Lewis December 19, 20129:39 pm

Central City in the path of high winds. dw

Garrett Lewis December 19, 20129:31 pm

Strong rotation near the Fort Smith area. dw

Garrett Lewis December 19, 20129:27 pm

Heavy rain here at the station. dw

Garrett Lewis December 19, 20129:22 pm

Rotation seen on radar in Paris and Subiaco area. dw

Garrett Lewis December 19, 20129:11 pm

NWS Tulsa issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Sebastian [AR] and Le Flore [OK] till 9:45 PM CST. dw

Garrett Lewis December 19, 20129:02 pm

That cell in srn Seq. Co. continues with some hail potential… dime to nickel.. maybe a small area of quarter size hail

Garrett Lewis December 19, 20128:59 pm

About to do some LIVE coverage on KXNW Channel 34

Garrett Lewis December 19, 20128:57 pm

NWS Tulsa issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Haskell, Le Flore, Sequoyah [OK] till 9:30 PM CST

Garrett Lewis December 19, 20128:56 pm

Rotation is west of Gans, showing some signs of weakening

Garrett Lewis December 19, 20128:51 pm

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Sequoyah County until 9:30. dw

Garrett Lewis December 19, 20128:49 pm

Potential for wind damage in the Stigler area. dw

Garrett Lewis December 19, 20128:46 pm

Mid level rotation is strong in cell south of Sallisaw… not down at the surface yet. Watching low levels

Garrett Lewis December 19, 20128:35 pm

BLOG NOTE: Any posts tonight followed by the initials “dw” are from our ham radio volunteer, Dave Whiteis, KC5YAF.

Garrett Lewis December 19, 20128:33 pm

Rotation 2miles north of Hwy 9 in Keota

Garrett Lewis December 19, 20128:32 pm

Storm near Keota and Stigler showing some decent rotation… I’m watching it very closely.

Garrett Lewis December 19, 20128:30 pm

The storm cell entering Sequoyah County is of concern. Watching it closely. dw

Garrett Lewis December 19, 20128:27 pm

We are watching the storms entering the River Valley extremely carefully. dw

Garrett Lewis December 19, 20128:23 pm

The storm in Haskel county is looking supercellular. dw

Garrett Lewis December 19, 20128:22 pm

NWS Tulsa issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Haskell, Muskogee, Pittsburg, Sequoyah [OK] till 9:00 PM CST dw

Garrett Lewis December 19, 20127:58 pm

Looks like the strongest will be getting into the RV and I40 and south, activity in NWA looks weaker attm

Garrett Lewis December 19, 20127:56 pm

Right now I don’t see any embedded rotation within the storm… but the hail threat initially should transition into embedded rotation in next few hours.

Garrett Lewis December 19, 20127:49 pm

Severe warning for McAlester area storm tracking east and will affect River Valley in next 2 hours

Garrett Lewis December 19, 20127:36 pm

TORNADO WATCH ISSUED FOR ENTIRE AREA UNTIL 2AM

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