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.
Some stuff you might want to know today…
Maybe not, but here it is.
According to Access Hollywood, “American Idol” contestant David Cook was taken to the hospital following Tuesday night’s show. Apparently it was nothing serious, and the producers were being cautious when the 25-year-old contestant out of Tulsa wasn’t feeling well. Cook is now “back at the hotel and doing fine” according to the report.
With her 18th chart-topper “Touch My Body,” Mariah Carey has passed Elvis Presley for the most No. 1 singles on the Billboard Hot 100, and is now second only to the Beatles. Carey’s single is the new No. 1 single on Billboard’s Hot 100 singles chart: The song also is No. 1 on the trade magazine’s digital download chart thanks to a precedent-setting 286,000 downloads in its debut week.
And the third thing you should know is Thursday night is opening night for the Oklahoma RedHawks. Ed Kelley, editor of The Oklahoman, spoke with Scott Pruitt, managing partner with the RedHawks, today with 3 things we should know about the opening. We also learned in video shot by Damon Fontenot that the Bricktown Ballpark is Ed Kelley’s favorite place in OKC. And I thought it was behind the cameras in the OPUBCO Studios?