NWS: BA, Bixby tornadoes rated EF1

Posted at 8:39 AM, Apr 28, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-29 19:52:00-04

Following this week’s strong storms, the National Weather Service has officially declared the storms in Bixby and Broken Arrow as tornadoes.

PICS: Aftermath, damage from severe weather storms that struck Green Country

The NWS went on to say that the storms in Broken Arrow and Bixby have been determined as an EF1.

Some businesses in Bixby received a lot of structural damage. Many were gearing up for Friday's storms by covering their roofs with blue tarps. 

Earlier this week, NWS declared that the storms in Checotah and midtown Tulsa as tornadoes. The tornado located at 48th and Riverside was given a preliminary rating of EF1.

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