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VIDEO: Tornado damages homes in Broken Arrow
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VIDEO: Tornado damages homes in Broken Arrow

VIDEO: Tornado damages homes in Broken Arrow
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VIDEO: Tornado damages homes in Broken Arrow

The Wagoner County Emergency Management Director says that two possible tornadoes have touched down near Broken Arrow around 81st and the Creek Turnpike. "We had one touch down 30 minutes prior to this one, near Wagoner."

Broken Arrow residents are reporting damage.

Tulsa City Councilor Phil Lakin is in the area.

He tells KRMG, "A lot of people walking around."

Lakin says people are still trying to figure out how much damage was done to their homes.

"There are some power lines that are down, so the police are out here down here looking around.

At 10:00, 1,200 homes were without power.

At least two tornadoes touched down in Oklahoma Thursday as a powerful storm system moved through the state, but there were no immediate reports of any injuries, weather officials said.

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The National Weather Service reported a tornado touched the ground Thursday near the town of Perkins in northeast Oklahoma. A second tornado with the same storm was reported near Ripley. Both were in rural areas and didn't seem to cause significant damage.

The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Okla., warned that there was a moderate risk of severe weather over much of eastern and central Oklahoma — the same area where a tornado last week killed 24 people in Moore. That tornado was a top-of-the-scale EF5 twister that cut a 17-mile path of destruction.

Tornado warnings were in effect Thursday in parts of Oklahoma and Arkansas. Storms could also produce 3-inch hail.

"Right now we've been getting a few thunderstorms, but they're very severe supercell thunderstorms," said Michael Scotten, a meteorologist with the National Weather Services. "The whole storm rotates, and they produce on occasion some tornadoes and heavy hail."

Scotten said the severe weather threat would continue over parts of Oklahoma until 10 p.m. Thursday.

Severe weather was also possible in other parts of the central United states, including parts of Kansas Missouri, Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin and Minnesota.

News On 6 Meteorologist Travis Meyer says the hit Jenks at 5:18 and Woodland Hills Mall at 5:23.

People all over Green Country saw high winds and hail.

The National Weather Service reported two tornadoes on the ground near Perkins and Ripley in the central part of the state.

Perkins Emergency Management Director Travis Majors said there were no injuries or damage there.

Ripley, about 10 miles east of Perkins, did not seem to have significant damage.

Thursday's tornadoes were much less dangerous than the EF5 storm that struck Moore, Okla., on May 20 and killed 24 along its 17-mile path.

The Moore storm was the nation's first EF5 tornado since 2011.

The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Okla., warned that there was a moderate risk of severe weather Thursday over much of eastern and central Oklahoma, with storms also possible in the rest of the central United States from Texas to Wisconsin.

In addition to tornadoes, the storms bring rain and hail.

"Right now we've been getting a few thunderstorms, but they're very severe supercell thunderstorms," said Michael Scotten, a meteorologist with the National Weather Services. "The whole storm rotates, and they produce on occasion some tornadoes and heavy hail."

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