Two Killed In Oklahoma During Monday’s Tornado Outbreak
GARVIN COUNTY, Okla. (CNN) — Tornadoes rumbled through the heart of Oklahoma on Monday, killing at least two people and damaging structures.
One death was confirmed in Garvin County, but Emergency Manager Bud Ramming said no others were hurt.
He said three or four homes and a few barns were destroyed.
“We’re currently working on clearing debris from the roads so we can get by,” he said.
Officials in Johnston County confirmed another death.
Keli Cain, the public information officer of the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management, said the first report of a tornado was after 4 p.m. in Garvin County.
She said homes were destroyed and damaged there.
She cited reports of tornadoes in Johnston and Pottawatomie counties. The state is working with local emergency managers to get updates and search and rescue teams have been deployed.
“It could definitely be a long night for storms. We don’t know when they are expected to weaken.”