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|What Happened?||Severe weather outbreak forecast for several states for the weekend April 14/15 2012. A high possibility for Thunderstorms and Tornadoes is also forecast.
Normn Oklahoma experienced a Tornado
|National & Regional Links||Impacted by this event and need to find your FEMA region? Look up by state here FEMA Regions By State
Below are Emergency Management websites, social media accounts for some of the heaviest impacted states
|Oklahoma||FEMA Region VI Active Disasters
Oklahoma Emergency Department
@OGandE To report downed power lines, call 800.522.6870 or 405.272.9595. Do not touch or try to move a downed line. Be safe #okwx #tornado
|News & Social Media Twitter links||@weatherchannel
@NWSNorman (National Weather Service in Norman)
@kfor (NBC affiliate for most of Oklahoma)
@NEWS9 (CBS affiliate for most of Oklahoma)
@KJRH2HD (NBC affiliate for Tulsa/NE Okahoma)
@NewsOn6 (CBS affiliate for Tulsa area/NE Oklahoma)
@altusem (Altus Emergency Management)
@OKVOST (Official support group for OK EMA)
@cityofokc (City of Oklahoma City)
@ogande Oklahoma Gas and Electric
|Maps and Situational awareness reports||Weather Channel Map|
|211||2-1-1 provides free and confidential information and referral. Call 2-1-1 for help with food, housing, employment, health care, counseling and more. Learn more about your local 2-1-1 by looking it up here. USA: http://www.211.org/|
|Hospitals||OK Hospital asks citizens not to shelter at the hospital (source)|
|Shelters||Need to find a Red Cross shelter near you? Enter your zip code here American Red Cross Shelter Finder
Whittier Recreation Center, 2000 W. Brooks St, Norman Ok opened as a storm shelter (source)
|Reunite||After a disaster, letting your family and friends know that you are safe and well can bring your loved ones great peace of mind. This website is designed to help make that communication easier.
|Red Cross||Here are some of the local Red Cross Chapters in the areas impacted by the storm or you can find your local Red Cross chapter by entering your zip code here.
American Red Cross of Central & Western Oklahoma, Oklahoma City
Tulsa Red Cross
|Animals in Disaster
|Animals in Disaster
|Pet Friendly Lodging Finder
|Urgent Needs Information||TBD|
|General Information||Communities below are among those impacted by severe storms April 14th/15th|
|Situation Update||7:11 pm 13 April http://blog.newsok.com/weather/2012/04/13/state-emergency-operations-center-2/?utm_term=%23okwx&utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter
Officials with the University of Oklahoma say there is no major damage on the campus. However, there was
- damage to Jackson Elementary School on Wylie Road just north of Boyd Avenue. T
- roof damage reported all across Norman from Berry Road to Porter Avenue
- Damage at Norman High School, located on Main Street near Flood Avenue.
- The Jackson County Sheriff said they had reports of damage in Blair &Martha
- debris on Highway 283.
Read more: http://www.koco.com/weather/30888928/detail.html#ixzz1rylqyMWX
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