Oklahoma has 'likely' first tornado of 2018, ends record


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The National Weather Service says a "likely" tornado in northwestern Oklahoma has ended the state's record start to the year without a twister.

Meteorologist John Pike said Wednesday that the funnel cloud captured on video by KOCO-TV Tuesday afternoon near Buffalo, about 150 miles (240 kilometers) northwest of Oklahoma City, has not yet been confirmed as a tornado.

Harper County Emergency Management Director says no injuries have been reported and the only known damage is a tree that was blown down onto a road.

The previous record for the latest, first tornado at the...

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