Tornadoes strike Texas
Images show storm damage after tornadoes hit parts of central Oklahoma and Texas Wednesday night into night.
The spring storm system caused several tornadoes to hit the Texas and Oklahoma areas, causing damage to a marijuana farm and school and other structures.
No serious injuries were reported following the tornadoes that struck Wednesday night, but the system caused flooding in parts of Oklahoma and Arkansas and more storms are expected.
The Oklahoma Emergency Management said significant damage was reported in Seminole, Oklahoma, about 60 miles (97 kilometers) southeast of Oklahoma City. The school said on Facebook that Seminole Academy had been hit directly but no one was hurt.
Video footage from KOCO TV station in Oklahoma showed a tornado hitting a cannabis farm in the nearby town of Mudd.
Damage and debris were left behind in Seminole, Oklahoma, earlier in the evening, after a tornado hit the city. USA Today reported that the storm was the second severe storm in Seminole that week.
Seminole public schools were closed Thursday, according to KWTV, and a local charter school, Seminole Academy, was damaged in the storm while people were indoors.
So far, there have been no reports of deaths or injuries, but many people have been rescued after being trapped under the rubble.
Several highways and highways were closed Thursday morning in parts of Oklahoma and Arkansas due to flash floods.
In Texas, a “major and dangerous tornado” was seen Wednesday in rural Lockett, about 170 miles (275 kilometers) northwest of Dallas, the National Weather Service office said in Norman, Oklahoma.