Oklahoma Tornado
Photo courtesy of Marc Dillard at KFOR-TV

Central Oklahoma Tornado Information Page

Welcome to the DEQ Tornado Information page.  All of the information on these pages was compiled by the DEQ in response to the disaster associated with the May 3rd tornadoes.  We have categorized all of the information here to make it easier for you to find that for which you are looking.

tornado damage in Moore The tornadoes that devastated central Oklahoma left an estimated 500-thousand cubic yards of debris. The DEQ is working with the municipalities and the Corps of Engineers contractor on the waste management solution appropriate for each community. This picture shows in graphic detail the enormous damage caused in Moore, Oklahoma as the F-5 twister with winds clocked at 318 mph tore through this subdivision. Along the more than thirty mile long center path of this tornado, houses, business and vehicles were churned into a giant mix of every kind of debris imaginable. This photo was taken by Curtis Worthy from his parents front yard looking at the house across the street near the intersection of 27th and Janeway.

Factsheets

The following are the daily media updates and contain the Water Quality Division and Waste Management Division Storm Damage Updates.

Media Updates and Damage Reports for May 5

Media Updates and Damage Reports for May 6

Media Updates and Damage Reports for May 7

Media Updates and Damage Reports for May 10

Media Updates and Damage Reports for May 12

Media Updates and Damage Reports for May 13

Media Updates and Damage Reports for May 14

Media Updates and Damage Reports for May 17

Media Updates and Damage Reports for May 18

Media Updates and Damage Reports for May 19

Media Updates and Damage Reports for May 20

Media Updates and Damage Reports for May 21

Media Updates and Damage Reports for May 24

Media Updates and Damage Reports for May 25

Media Updates and Damage Reports for May 26

Media Updates and Damage Reports for May 28

Media Updates and Damage Reports for June 11