Storms, Flooding Slowing Tornado Recovery

May 23, 2013

A band of thunderstorms is battering the Oklahoma City area and slowing cleanup operations in the southern suburb where a tornado killed 24 people and destroyed thousands of homes earlier this week.

Flooding at College Ave. one block north of Lindsey Street in Norman, Okla. from thunderstorms Thursday morning.
Credit Brian Hardzinski / KGOU

The National Weather Service said Thursday that the storms are producing hail, heavy rain and high winds. A flash flood warning is also in effect for some areas.

The Weather Service says more severe storms are forecast for late afternoon and at night. It says tornados are a possibility.

The suburb of Moore was hit by a powerful twister Monday that shattered whole neighborhoods and hit two elementary schools. Ten children were among the dead.