The clean-up continues after the tornado that tore through the southern Oklahoma town of Lone Grove.
Sadly, the death toll has now climbed to nine. The latest victim was a man who'd been transferred to a hospital in Dallas.
Most of the deaths happened in a trailer park in the area. Emergency crews spent yesterday combing through the debris, in search of more victims.
The National Weather Service has assigned the deadly twister a preliminary EF-4 rating. Winds were estimated at 170 miles per hour. Survey teams say it appears the tornado stayed on the ground for more than an hour.
The two Korean leaders held summit talks to try to sustain nuclear diplomacy with Washington, which has been pushing hard for stronger disarmament moves from the North.
Republicans reversed course and agreed to the hearing in the face of growing demands by GOP senators to hear directly from Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, now a psychology professor in California.
Rivers in North and South Carolina have reached or will reach flood levels in coming days, likely leading to more deaths caused by Florence.
7News partnered with Red Cross Oklahoma for a telethon supporting the victims of hurricane Florence tuesday raising over $3,000. The 3 hour event brought in a total of $3430. The money raised provides food, shelter, blankets, personal hygiene items, cleaning supply kits, and emotional support. Red Cross officials say even though the hurricane is gone their work following any disaster is far from over.
The Lawton chapter of the Future Farmers of America held a special meeting to raise funds and meet with the community Tuesday evening. It was a watermelon social and silent auction. The event featured all-you-can-eat watermelon and hot dogs. There were also fun contests, like seed spitting and a race to see who could eat a melon the fastest. After the social the chapter held its silent auction, selling dozens of items donated from various local businesses.