BREAKING: National Weather Service warns dangerous, ‘life-threatening’ tornado headed for Tulsa area

 ‘Extremely Dangerous Tornado’ Heading for Tulsa, Oklahoma, Area – nbcnews.com

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A “confirmed extremely dangerous tornado” hit Wednesday evening near Tulsa, Oklahoma, according to the National Weather Service, which warned residents nearby: “You are in a life threatening situation.” The tornado was spotted at 6:02 p.m. (7:02 p.m. ET) and was moving east at 40 mph in the genral direction of Tulsa, Broken Arrow, Catoosa, Verdigris, Oneta and Inola, the weather service said. “Flying debris will be deadly to those caught without shelter,” it said. Mobile homes were likely to be destoyed, and “complete destruction” was possible for businesses and vehicles.  Go to nbcnews for updates