A severe thunderstorm hit southwestern Oklahoma Thursday night, and heavy winds caused severe damage. The thunderstorm damaged two buildings, but there were no immediate injuries reported.
The Altus Emergency Management Director said part of a church roof was blown off and a motel sign fell onto a vehicle during the high winds. The Director says winds were at about 70 mph. A tornado warning was issued for Osage and Washington counties, but the twister was never confirmed. National Weather Services Reported high winds damaging roofs and flipping motorcycles and swing sets on their side at a location near Bigheart. The Osage County Emergency Management Director said his office is working on damage assessments.