Seminole, Okla. hit by tornado Wednesday evening
Front windows blown out at Peace Tabernacle Seminole, Okla. Lisa Powell tells KOAM they were just about to start church, “we got in our Pastor’s office.”
SEMINOLE, Okla. — Storms rolled through the region south of Oklahoma City on Wednesday evening leaving many without power. Reports are many businesses suffered damaged in the downtown area in this small town of 7,000 people.
Oklahoma Highway Patrol state in a release of information, “We’re assisting in Seminole in the aftermath of storm damage there. This is Trooper Caleb Scott #645 blocking the roadway at SH 377 and SH 270 protecting motorists from the downed power lines.”
There are no reports of injuries. However information is still coming in on damages.
Peace Tabernacle Seminole, Okla. was hit by the storm. Lisa Powell tells us they were just about to start church, “we got in our Pastor’s office.”
In a video she shares with KOAM-7 you can see her walking through the church and windows are blown out, with broken blinds blowing in the breeze. Across Oak Street is a sheet metal building destroyed. In the distance you can hear emergency sirens.
She tells us no one was injured at the church.
Stay with Joplin News First on KOAM News Now as we continue to learn more and monitor the weather in the Joplin area.
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