Severe weather update: Multiple suspected tornadoes, flash flooding and power outages rip through Oklahoma
At 9:06 p.m., the NWS warned that with storms forming a line and intense low-level wind shear, tornadoes can quickly develop along the leading edge of storms as the system pushes east and north through Oklahoma.
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At 8:16 p.m. the NWS issued a severe thunderstorm warning for parts of Oklahoma including Shawnee, Choctaw and Seminole until 9:15 p.m. This storm could contain wind gusts up to 70 miles per hour and tennis ball sized hail.
Around 9 p.m. Oklahoma Gas & Electric is reporting more than 10,000 customers in the state are experiencing outages, with more than 6,500 of those in Oklahoma City.
Shortly before 8 p.m. OG&E had reported more than 4,200 customers in Oklahoma City affected by power outages as severe storms push through the metro area.
At about 7:50 p.m. a flash flood warning was issued for central Oklahoma, including Oklahoma County.
The NWS reports expected rainfall to be between 1 and 3 inches over the next two hours. Flash flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other poor drainage and low-lying areas is expected.
The warning is in effect until 10:30 p.m.
Oklahoma City announced around 7:48 p.m. that sirens were going off in southern parts of the city and that anyone in the are should seek shelter immediately.
At 7:43 a Tornado Warning was issued by the National Weather Service for areas including Norman, Noble, and Goldsby until 8:30 p.m.
At 7:28 p.m., the NWS warned of widespread wind damage in the metro area expected, as well as large hail and possibly tornadoes with any embedded supercells.
The National Weather Service in Norman at 6:55 p.m. reported a tornado on the ground near Verden and headed to toward Chickasha.
Severe storms will continue moving east and northeast over the next few hours, according to NWS.
The storms may impact south Oklahoma City and Norman in the next hour, NWS reports.
This is a developing story.