Severe weather disrupts power, flips vehicles in Oklahoma

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Severe thunderstorms have overturned cars in the Oklahoma City area and knocked out power for thousands stretching into the southern part of the state.

A line of strong thunderstorms rumbled across Oklahoma Tuesday morning, prompting the National Weather Service to issue tornado, thunderstorm and flood warnings.

Strong winds flipped vehicles in the parking lot of a department store in Midwest City where a tornado warning was in effect, but no injuries were reported. High water from heavy rainfall also closed roads in the area.

6 small tornadoes confirmed, 4 in Oklahoma and 2 in Texas

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The storm cut power to more than 3,000 Oklahoma Gas & Electric customers including more than 1,100 in the Oklahoma City area. Officials at the Oklahoma City Zoo say it was forced to temporarily close due to storm-related power outages and minor wind damage.