PHOTOS: Sunday Tornado Leaves Behind Damage In Coweta

By Anna Gallegos

October 11, 2021

yellow damage warning sign in front of storm damaged roof of house
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The city of Coweta is cleaning up on Monday the damage left behind by a tornado.

The National Weather Service confirmed that a tornado hit the area around 10:45 p.m. on Sunday, but crews are assessing the damage before rating it, KTUL reported.

News On 6 stormchaser Von Castor was caught in the tornado and was hit by debris while reporting live on the area. He wasn't injured.

The city of Coweta told KJRH that no injuries or fatalities have been reported following the storm. Several home and area businesses were damaged, however.

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One home near OK-51 and 131st Street burned down after it was struck by lightning, but the homeowners are safe, the Tulsa World reported.

Coweta Public Schools canceled all in person and online classes for the week to repair damages on school campuses.

Severe storms are possible in the Tulsa and Oklahoma City areas on Tuesday night, according to the National Weather Services. The potential of a tornado is low, but hail is possible.

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