Another round of powerful storms moved across the nation’s midsection Saturday, bringing with it tornadoes, severe thunderstorms and damaging winds. The National Weather Service told CBS News at least six confirmed tornadoes touched down Saturday in several western Oklahoma communities, including two in Geronimo. Forecaster Daryl Williams said twisters struck near the towns of Elmer and Tipton, Oklahoma. Another touched down briefly near Elk City along Interstate 40.
At least one tornado hit Wyoming’s Park County, the weather service said. Storms were also moving across parts of Texas, Kansas, Nebraska and Minnesota, where there were additional, unconfirmed tornado reports. According to CBS affiliate KWTV in Oklahoma City, the storms left behind damaged buildings, uprooted trees, power outages and baseball-sized hail. FULL REPORT