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US Great Plains on tornado watch

US Great Plains on tornado watch
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By Euronews with REUTERS, NBC, THE WEATHER CHANNEL, KFOR
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Oklahoma, Minnesota, Texas, Kansas, Nebraska and Wyoming hit by tornadoes, with more severe weather expected.

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There are reports of at least 19 tornadoes across six US states, with an outbreak of severe weather causing damage across the Great Plains.

The worst-hit areas of the vertical strip of states are Oklahoma, Minnesota, Texas, Kansas, Nebraska and Wyoming.

RT @kfor: Storm damage from Leedey, Ok. Vewer says his uncle crawled out of the home with a few scrapes on his elbow. pic.twitter.com/fvUu3TPl1S

— The Weather Channel (@weatherchannel) May 17, 2015

Oklahoma local media reports damaging hail, gusts of over a hundred kilometres per hour and flash flooding. Severe thunderstrom and tornado watches are in place across the regions.

10:24pm CT: CONFIRMED #tornado located near Prue (in the Tulsa metro) is moving NE at 25 mph. Take shelter! #OKwxpic.twitter.com/NMHwJ585pb

— The Weather Channel (@weatherchannel) May 17, 2015

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