McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK

September 26, 2012

Severe thunderstorm moves into McAlester


Staff report

McALESTER — Sirens are sounding at 5:15 p.m. and heavy rain blankets McAlester.

National Weather Service has issued a Sever Thunderstorm Warning for central Pittsburg County and a flash flood warnig for northern Pittsburg County.

At 5:12 p.m., the NWS reported a severe thunderstorm 5 miles north of MCAlester moving southeast 25 miles per hour.

Sheet metal debris spotted by a sheriff's deputy at Main and Stonewall.

Rotation spotted at Tannehill and Ulan roads.

Nickel-sized hail reported at Sheriff's office.