VIDEOS: Tornado touches down in southern Okla.

Posted at 4:14 PM, May 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-10 09:03:24-04

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — A large tornado touched down south of Oklahoma City late Monday afternoon. 

The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma, says the region's tornado risk ramped up late Monday afternoon, causing strong tornadoes to touch down in the region.

Meteorologists cautioned there could be twisters Monday with wind speeds above 111 mph from eastern Oklahoma to central Arkansas.

RELATED: Video captures tornado on the ground, roping out and disappearing in Stillwater, Oklahoma May 9

About 41 million people from Houston to Sioux City, Iowa, were at risk for some type of stormy weather Monday.

A day earlier, tornadoes, hail and strong winds hit parts of Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas, but no major damage was reported.

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