Severe Storms Pound Kansas And Oklahoma

The Plains and Midwest were hit hard by a strong storm that included a mile-wide tornado in Oklahoma that damaged roofs and structures on Sunday. UPDATE: Authorities say a tornado that severely damaged a mobile home park southeast of Oklahoma City killed a 79-year-old man and injured at least six people who lived in the mobile home park.

1. Huge storm clouds in Kan.

2. Image of the tornado in Kan.

3. There was giant hail in Kan.

4. And the tornado in Kan. downed power lines.

5. A mile-wide tornado hit Okla.

6. A funnel cloud tornado formed.

7. There was also giant hail.

8. Damaged homes in Luther, Okla.

9. A stovepipe tornado in Shawnee, Okla.

10. UPDATE — May 19, 2013, 8:06 p.m. ET: At least 100 homes have also been damaged by the tornado in Okla.

11. Sheriff in Okla. reports at least one dead and more were injured in a trailer park.

12. UPDATE — May 19, 2013, 8:20 p.m. ET: Image of the trailer park destroyed near Shawnee, Okla.

13. Overturned semitruck near Shawnee, Okla.

15. UPDATE — May 19, 2013, 9:07 p.m. ET: Video of the tornado in Okla. from Live Storms Media.

16. UPDATE — May 19, 2013, 10:50 p.m. ET: Okla. Governor Mary Fallin has declared a state of emergency for 16 counties.

17. UPDATE — May 20, 2013, 12:42 a.m. ET: Authorities say a tornado that severely damaged a mobile home park southeast of Oklahoma City killed a 79-year-old man and injured at least six people who lived in the mobile home park.


SHAWNEE, Okla. (AP) — Authorities say a tornado that severely damaged a mobile home park southeast of Oklahoma City killed a 79-year-old man whose body was found in an open area of the neighborhood.

Pottawatomie County Sheriff Mike Booth also said that six people who lived in the mobile home park were injured. Between 30 and 35 homes had significant damage, and number of frame homes in the neighborhood also sustained damage.

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