ST LOUIS (LALATE) – An Oklahoma tornado today near Snyder has prompted alerts throughout the region. The Oklahoma tornado tonight November 7, 2011 is spreading alerts across sections of the state this evening, especially around Fort Cobb.
Shortly after 5 PM local time, the National Weather Service in Norman, Oklahoma warned residents to take cover in certain cities. “A tornado warning remains in effect until 5:45 PM CST for northern Caddo County” warned the NWS. A Oklahoma tornado had been spotted moments before the alert. “Radar and storm spotters observed a tornado near extreme southeastern Fort Cobb Reservoir moving northeast at 30 mph” NWS warned news.
As a result, NWS and local news are warning residents tonight in Albert, Binger, Fort Cobb Reservoir and Lookeba to take cover. NWS warns residents in those towns to “take cover now. Leave mobile homes and vehicles. If possible, move to a basement or storm shelter.”
The Weather Channel reported earlier today spotting of a mulitvortext tornado south of Snyder. The Channel renewsÂ warnings tonight includes the above towns.