Last Updated: Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Two killed as tornadoes sweep across Oklahoma


Picture of tornado in Oklahoma
Tornado in Oklahoma (JR Hehnly via CBS News)
At least two people died after tornadoes swept across Oklahoma Monday.

A tornado hit a home near Wynnewood claiming life of a person, Garvin County officials confirmed. Another man was killed by a tornado near Connerville.

One person sustained minor injuries in Murray County.

According to the Oklahoma Office of Emergency Management, storms destroyed a radio station building in Coal County and number of houses in Murray, Garvin and Johnston counties.

Forecasters had declared a "tornado emergency" for the communities of Roff, population 725, and Hickory, population 71, though both towns were spared major damage, Fox News reported.

The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado in central Iowa. Another tornado hit near Nehawka, Nebraska, about 30 miles south of Omaha. No injuries have been reported.