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Tornadoes Touch Down in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas

More severe weather possible Friday

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    KFOR-TV storm chasers saw a tornado touch down near Duke, Oklahoma -- which is in the southwest corner of the state.

    (Published Thursday, May 18, 2017)

    There were no reports of major damage, serious injuries or deaths after tornadoes touched down in three Plains states Thursday during strong spring storms.

    The National Weather Service logged nearly 20 reports of tornadoes from the states of Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas and numerous reports of high winds and hail.

    Video from KFOR-TV's chopper can be seen in the player at the top of the page.

    Tornadoes Touch Down in Texas, Oklahoma, KansasTornadoes Touch Down in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas

    Tornadoes touch down in three Plains states Thursday, though there were no reports of major damage, serious injuries or deaths.

    (Published Friday, May 19, 2017)

    Meteorologist Michael Scotten in Norman, Oklahoma, said four tornadoes were reported in western Oklahoma and two in northwest Texas. The twisters struck near the towns of Duke and Corn, in Oklahoma, and Crowell, Texas, Thursday afternoon.

    Heavy rains and hail were reported across much of the region, with flash flooding reported in Great Bend, Kansas. No serious damage or injuries were reported.

    It was the second day of storms in the Plains states and "intense" tornadoes were forecast for the Southern Plains through Friday.  See the latest forecast information here.

    Oklahoma Tornado Captured on CameraOklahoma Tornado Captured on Camera

    Tornado spotted between Seiling and Waynoka, Oklahoma.

    (Published Thursday, May 18, 2017)

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