Seminole County, OK

Motorcyclist flown after crash in Seminole County

SEMINOLE COUNTY, Okla. (KXII) - A motorcyclist was flown to the hospital after a crash in Seminole county Monday night. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said it happened at 8:28 p.m. about eight miles North of Seminole on State Highway 99. OHP said 58-year-old David Scott Cathy, of Seminole, suffered multiple...
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A look at the numbers as Seminole, more Oklahoma towns recover from tornado damage

As clear skies and warm weather return to Oklahoma this weekend, residents across the state are dealing with the aftermath of tornado and flooding damage. Severe weather inundated the state during the first week of May, including multiple EF1 and EF2 tornadoes, heavy rainfall, hail and flooding. Northeastern Oklahoma was most impacted by flooding, while central Oklahoma saw most of the tornadic activity.

ODEMHS releases update 4 on Seminole storms

SEMINOLE, Okla. — The Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management and Homeland Security (ODEMHS) has released a situation update on the storms in Seminole for May 7, 2022 - 4 p.m. According to ODEMHS, American Red Cross has two open shelters:. Kelly Haney Center, Seminole State College, 35390 OK-9, Seminole.

Cromwell family loses home in Seminole County EF1 tornado

Cromwell, Okla. (KOKH) — A Cromwell family says they are lucky to be alive after tornados hit Seminole County Wednesday night. Lee and Heather Snow ran to their families home next door when the tornado sirens went off Wednesday. "It went so fast that you don’t have time to...

Second tornado event of week ravages Oklahoma town

The population of just over 7,000 became embattled with the severe weather once again Wednesday evening, delivering massive damage to the area. The community of Seminole, Oklahoma, has been ripped apart by two tornado events in three days, including a multitornado outbreak Wednesday evening, leading to massive structural damage and power outage in the city.

Tornado causes widespread damage in Seminole

SEMINOLE, Okla. — 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...

Rain continues to move across Oklahoma Thursday morning

Tornadoes have touched down and caused damage on Wednesday in Oklahoma, including widespread damage in Seminole. Below is a running blog for severe weather coverage in Oklahoma. 11:35 a.m. Thursday Update: Severe storms moving across the Oklahoma City metro brought a risk for hail. The tornado risk is low. 7:30...

Tornado damages homes, businesses in Seminole

SEMINOLE, Okla. — Several homes and businesses are damaged after a tornado ripped through Seminole, Okla. in Seminole County Wednesday night. The American Red Cross has set up shelter for Seminole residents displaced by the storm. The temporary shelter is at First Baptist Church, 420 Reid Street in Seminole,...

Damage reported from possible Oklahoma, Texas tornadoes

Suspected tornadoes caused damage in Texas and Oklahoma, trapping some people who were later rescued. Seminole County Undersheriff Matt Haley told KOCO-TV that there were reports of people trapped in the Oklahoma community of Seminole following Wednesday’s storms, but crews were able to get them out. Haley said he was unaware of any injuries.