storms http://kwgs.org en Forecasters Say Severe Weather Possible Saturday http://kwgs.org/post/forecasters-say-severe-weather-possible-saturday <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 14px;">NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The Storm Prediction Center says severe thunderstorms are possible Saturday across the southern and central Plains as a cold front rolls out of the Rockies.</span></p> Fri, 12 Oct 2012 16:57:52 +0000 Associated Press 27753 at http://kwgs.org Forecasters Say Severe Weather Possible Saturday Storm Death Toll Is 4 http://kwgs.org/post/storm-death-toll-4 <p>NOWATA, Okla. (AP) — Authorities say four people — including an infant — have been killed as thunderstorms swept through northeast Oklahoma.</p><div><p>Nowata County Undersheriff Doug Sonenberg says the infant and two adults were killed Friday when heavy winds destroyed a mobile home. They were found in a creek.</p><p>The Oklahoma Highway Patrol also reported that Ash Grove, Mo., resident Jimmy King was killed when straight-line winds flipped the semi he was driving onto a cement barrier wall and trapped him inside near Afton.</p> Sat, 08 Sep 2012 13:05:53 +0000 Associated Press 25812 at http://kwgs.org Storm Death Toll Is 4 Trucker Killed When Winds Flipped Semi http://kwgs.org/post/trucker-killed-when-winds-flipped-semi <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 14px;">OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A truck driver is killed as the result of winds from severe thunderstorms in northeast Oklahoma.</span></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 14px;">The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says 70-year-old Jimmy King of Ash Grove, Missouri was driving on the Will Rogers Turnpike near Afton Friday when straight-line winds flipped his semi onto a cement barrier wall and trapped him inside. Troopers say King was pinned in the wreckage for nearly three hours and died at the scene of massive injuries.</span></p> Sat, 08 Sep 2012 12:56:39 +0000 Associated Press 25810 at http://kwgs.org Trucker Killed When Winds Flipped Semi Tulsa Officials Suspect Lightning in House Fire http://kwgs.org/post/tulsa-officials-suspect-lightning-house-fire <p>Tulsa officials suspect lightning in house fire</p><div><p>TULSA, Okla. (AP) &mdash; Authorities are investigating whether a lightning strike caused a house fire in east Tulsa early Monday morning.</p><p>The fire happened at about 1:45 a.m. It wasn&#39;t clear whether anyone was inside the house at the time of the fire. No injuries have been reported.</p><p>Tulsa firefighters say power lines had been ripped from the home &mdash; possibly from an explosion caused by a lightning strike.</p> Mon, 04 Jun 2012 13:43:30 +0000 Associated Press 19864 at http://kwgs.org Tulsa Officials Suspect Lightning in House Fire Storms Leave Damage in Tulsa County http://kwgs.org/post/storms-leave-damage-tulsa-county <p>Severe thunderstorms leave damage across parts of Tulsa County. It appears the Bixby area was the hardest hit by straight line winds.</p><p>Trees were toppled, trash cans&nbsp; and lawn furniture were overturned by winds up to 65-miles per hour. A fireworks stand at 101st and South Memorial was blown into the side of the Whataburger Drive-in and a light pole was toppled.</p> Mon, 04 Jun 2012 12:04:49 +0000 KWGS News 19858 at http://kwgs.org Storms Leave Damage in Tulsa County