Broken Arrow Tornado: NWS reports EF-2 damage in Broken Arrow, winds more than 100 miles per hour
9:39 PM, May 30, 2013
8:17 PM, May 31, 2013
BROKEN ARROW, Okla. - Several homes and buildings were damaged Thursday night when a tornado dropped in Broken Arrow, but no injuries have been reported.
The National Weather Service confirms at least one tornado in the Tulsa area Thursday night, and 2 Works for You Meteorologist George Flickinger saw the funnel as it touched down, creating power flashes near Highway 51 and 225th East Avenue.
On Friday, NWS survey crews determined at least a portion of the damage was from an EF-2, which has winds more than 100 miles per hour. Crews are still surveying the damage.
Broken Arrow Police Cpl. Leon Calhoun says the tornado was spotted on the ground near 95th and South 193rd East Avenue (County Line Road) around 8:40 p.m. It continued northeast to the Creek Turnpike and State Highway 51, then east to the 8800 block of South 241st Street.