Two Dead as 23 Tornadoes Wreak Havoc Across Five States
Severe weather ravaged several central states, destroying homes, farms, and lives.
There were more than 90 reports of hail, and in Lincoln, Neb., hailstones reached the size of baseballs.
Two individuals have been confirmed dead in Oklahoma. Chester Barnes of Garvin County and Jackie Brooks of Johnston County were found dead after tornados destroyed their rural homes. Both men were 76-years-old.
Holy mother of God!! pic.twitter.com/bgxdVTY5Ci
— Mike Olbinski (@MikeOlbinski) May 9, 2016
EARLIER: Incredible intercept near Wynnewood, OK. Targeting new cell. Will post full video later tonight/tomorrow pic.twitter.com/xnRPxhHu2F
— Tornado Trackers (@tornadotrackers) May 9, 2016
On May 10, the severe weather is set to move east toward Ohio and Tennessee, with the possibility of hail, strong winds, and tornadoes.
On the same day, another system is due to pass through northern and central Texas, including the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
According to CNN, storm chasers reported that one tornado spanned a mile wide at one point.