“This was a horrific event, but I’ve come across people in the neighborhoods in high spirits because they’ve got their lives.”
Rusty Surette, a spokesman for the Central and Western Oklahoma region of the American Red Cross, on the tornadoes that struck this weekend. There were at least 120 reports of tornadoes Saturday and early Sunday, primarily in Kansas but also in northwest Oklahoma, Nebraska and Iowa, the National Weather Service said. In all, 6 people lost their lives due to the tornadoes.
Watch a video from one of the hardest hit towns, Woodward, Oklahoma below: (if you can’t open video, use this link: