April Friday the13th, 2012 Norman Oklahoma Tornado News

Kaye Beach

April 13, 2012

Well that was close!  We are in NW Norman and the tornado passed east of us.

Will update with any relevant news, video or pics.

Stay safe Okies!  This isn’t over yet…

April 13, 2012 4:11 PM

Tornado On the Ground

NORMAN, Oklahoma -

A tornado touched down in Norman near highway 9 and I-35 Friday afternoon.

Power lines are down near SW 24th St. and Lindsey. The tornado is rain-wrapped and will be difficult to see. Reports of heavy hail near Alameda and 60th.

All Norman Schools are keeping kids inside and buses that were en route to homes have been called back. We have heard that windows at Norman High have been blown out.

New 9 has learned that the University of Oklahoma is also keeping students inside at this point.

Damage has been reported in the area of Boyd Street and McGee Drive in Norman. Power lines are down near Boyd Street and Jenkins Avenue and building damage at 12th and Robinson.

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From KFOR chopper: some tornado damage in Norman, Okla link

Norman, Oklahoma, schools keeping children at the schools; elementary students on buses have been sent back to schools – @NEWS9

4:47 Gas leaks reported in Norman

4:53 500 block of University, odor of gas

Power lines down along Nebraska (mid Norman)

South of Norman Regional 4:55 PM

From Twitter;

Anita @redrivergrl

Spring in Oklahoma ~ tornado season Norman, Oklahoma http://pic.twitter.com/OVzqhCkk

Damage Reports Popping Up All Over Norman Area

Posted: Apr 13, 2012 5:41 PM CDT Updated: Apr 13, 2012 6:21 PM CDT

By Matthew Nuttle, News9.com -

A tornado touched down in Norman near highway 9 and I-35 at about 4 p.m. Friday causing damage around the area.

Several cities were affected by the tornado, including Norman, Stella, and Lake Thunderbird. Interstate 35 between mile markers 107 and 115 was also affected.

Power lines are down near SW 24th St. and Lindsey. The tornado was rain-wrapped and was difficult to see. There were reports of heavy hail near Alameda and 60th. Downed power lines closed the roads at NW 24th and Lindsey.

The Red Cross has opened a shelter at the Whittier Recreation Center located at 2000 W. Brooks in Norman.

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April 14, 2012

You Tube videos start showing up;

This dude doesn’t know where he lives.

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Footage from the OU stadium of the tornado that touched down in Norman, Oklahoma on April 13th, 2012.

 

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Another look at the tornado that hit Norman, OK.

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2 responses to “April Friday the13th, 2012 Norman Oklahoma Tornado News

  1. Glad to hear your safe…

  2. I am the owner of the video from the OU football stadium and I never gave you permission to use my video. Please contact me immediately.

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