Twisters Kill 5 in Oklahoma; Tear Through Kansas, Iowa
At least five people were killed when a series of suspected tornadoes tore through the Midwest all day Saturday and into Sunday.
The National Weather Service received more than 88 reports by late Saturday of tornado touchdowns in Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska and Iowa, said Pat Slattery, a spokesman for the service’s Central Region in Kansas City, Missouri.
Authorities in the four states reported more than a dozen new ones by Sunday morning.
Five people, including two children, died from injuries related to a suspected tornado in the northwest Oklahoma town of Woodward early Sunday morning, said Amy Elliott of the state Medical Examiner’s Office.