Tornado Injures at Least 25 People in Downtown Tulsa

A tornado ripped through downtown Tulsa early Sunday, injuring at least 25 people and causing severe damage to many businesses.

The storm knocked down power lines, signs and trees, AccuWeather said. No deaths were reported from the storm that struck shortly after 1 a.m. Sunday.

A National Weather Service survey team rated the tornado as an EF-2, which has winds of 113-157 mph.

It was the first August tornado in Tulsa since 1958, Weather Channel meteorologist Jonathan Erdman said.

All the injured have since been treated and released, according to

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SOURCE: USA Today, Doyle Rice