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Severe Weather Event

May 10, 2008

During the afternoon and early evening hours on May 10, 2008, a tornado outbreak occurred across eastern Oklahoma. This event was caused by a strong storm system moving across Kansas and combining with warm/moist air across Oklahoma. Storms rapidly developed around 5pm with several supercells in eastern Oklahoma. One supercell moved along the Oklahoma/Kansas border and produced a tornado that hit Picher, Oklahoma. Other storms developed farther south into Oklahoma with McAlester being impacted..

Pictures - Updated May 25

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