Just produced a podcast for Chris Colberg, one of The Oklahoman’s entertainment reporters.
Jennifer Newton, from the local band Sodder, stopped by to talk for about 15 minutes. Sodder is playing Rok Bar in Bricktown on Friday night.
When you see a storm warning on TV or online, here’s what the media sees from the National Weather Service: a bulletin in all caps like today:
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A TORNADO WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM THIS EVENING FOR 27 COUNTIES (ok, ok, enough shouting!!)… The watch includes the metro counties of Canadian, Cleveland and Oklahoma counties.
And some other news making headlines in the state.
Police in Tulsa are investigating the death of a 17-year-old boy who jumped
through a plate glass window at a downtown hotel this morning. The teen, who
has a California address, apparently jumped through a window on the ninth
floor of the Great Western Hotel and landed on the second floor.
Police are investigating the deaths of two men whose bodies were found this
morning near a homeless shelter in southwest Oklahoma City. The deaths are
being called homicides.
Tonight is opening night for the Oklahoma RedHawks at the AT&T Bricktown
Ballpark. First pitch is at 7:05.
The Oklahoman’s Brian Sargent is reporting police this morning are
investigating the death of a man whose body was found near a homeless
shelter in southwest OKC. About 7:30 a.m. the body was found near Grace
UPDATE: A second body is being reported found too.
“American Idol” contestant David Cook went to the hospital because of heart
palpitations after appearing on the show Tuesday. Cook, from Oklahoma, was
treated at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and did not require continued care.
He returned for last night’s castoff show in which Ramiele Malubay was sent
You should know tonight is opening night for the Oklahoma RedHawks. You can
read more by clicking on sports on NewsOK or by picking up today’s
Oklahoman. The Oklahoman’s editor Ed Kelley reveals on NewsOK.tv that his
favorite place is Bricktown Ballpark.
Turning to weather, expect it all today. Fog this morning. A wildfire
potential later today as drier air likely will move into western Oklahoma.
And there is a moderate risk of thunderstorms. Highs in the state will be in
the 60s and 70s. Highs tomorrow in the 50s and 60s.