At least two people were killed after multiple tornadoes touched down Monday across Oklahoma. The emergency director in Garvin County, Oklahoma, Bud Ramming, said a man believed to be in his late 70s was found dead in Wynnewood, located south of Oklahoma City. The twister prompted forecasters to issue a “tornado emergency” for communities east of Wynnewood, noting the storm could be particularly violent.

Another death was reported in Johnston County, Fox 25 reported. The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma, had warned that a “substantial tornado risk” could develop in portions of the Southern Plains and Ozarks late Monday. A series of violent thunderstorms dropped tornadoes near Oklahoma City and in the rolling hills south of the capital. READ MORE