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Drama in Pocola

November 8, 2011

Conflicting items on the agenda for tonight's Pocola Board of Trustee's meeting should make for a lively event if nothing else. There is an item on the agenda to possibly terminate the employment of Police Chief Dale Fout and another employee named Liz Oden. Further down the agenda is an item to give several employees named a raise. Fout and Oden are also specifically listed under those items.
Clearly the items were placed on the agenda by different members of the board, and the meeting itself should make for an interesting one.

Tornado warning for southern LeFlore County

November 8, 2011

TORNADO WARNING
OKC079-127-081730-
/O.NEW.KTSA.TO.W.0114.111108T1700Z-111108T1730Z/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
1100 AM CST TUE NOV 8 2011

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TULSA HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
SOUTHERN LE FLORE COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA
NORTHEASTERN PUSHMATAHA COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA

* UNTIL 1130 AM CST

* AT 1056 AM CST...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A
TORNADO WAS LOCATED 15 MILES SOUTHWEST OF WHITESBORO...MOVING
NORTHEAST AT 45 MPH.

Severe weather possible this afternoon

November 8, 2011

SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TULSA HAS ISSUED A SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY EFFECTIVE UNTIL 1015 AM CST FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...
IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA EASTERN HASKELL... NORTHWESTERN LE FLORE AND NORTHEASTERN LATIMER
IN EAST CENTRAL OKLAHOMA CENTRAL SEQUOYAH
AT 931 AM CST... STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 8 MILES NORTHWEST OF STIGLER TO 8 MILES SOUTHWEST OF RED OAK... MOVING NORTHEAST AT 55 MPH.

Earthquake rattles Oklahomans on Monday night

November 8, 2011

Once again an earthquake shook the central part of Oklahoma so fiercely that LeFlore Countians felt their homes shake.
According to the Oklahoma Geological Survey, on Monday evening at 8:46 a 4.7 magnitude earthquake occurred 5.6 miles South East of Sparks, Okla. The tremor took place along the Wilzetta Fault which is also known as the Seminole Uplift.
Many people in LeFlore County report feeling the Monday night tremor.

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