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City of the governor of Oklahoma Mary Fallon is on the line with us now governor I was listening earlier is is this as you were trying to get to home and do your mom duties.
And then and then head back as you put it and then and then head back out to try to make sure people were heeding warnings what's your sense of things.
Whale had been pretty chaotic is -- -- its been really achy and -- why.
-- it is early low it hit.
Many good immunity it is bill lightning and raining.
Geared up on the city I'm I'm right at its capital at first half and betrayal aren't the cost -- time secured on the city -- And of course many many -- communities all around a moment that he had experience.
The storm now I have had a report on the Obama -- -- -- That we can't at least -- -- reality.
I forty wept at Oklahoma City.
And there have been some people take it had a local hospital bed.
All the information I have at this point as a -- -- -- -- Twitter at -- Beckett and the social media guide and did not hit -- -- it very nearly eight and help yet.
That we do know that we can't.
Large count -- out it isn't any -- he's probably been straight lively and then there's lot of speculation -- Background there some possible trio that hit the ground.
Have been out community at this point kind of called it hadn't been hit hard income can't help -- that persona that the storm it down and.
We don't have them that -- background band area is.
Now no doubt about it kept our eye on and get -- -- -- going on.
Governor of Oklahoma Mary Fallon on the line with -- she mentioned the first two reports of deaths we we were reporting on this during fox reports of more than two hours ago.
That a mother and baby had been injured west of the city of Oklahoma City.
-- around the part where these these storms first develop with a tornadic activity first of all of about thirty miles west of the city.
We now know that a mother and baby have been killed as the storm blew their car off the interstate so sad to report governor Fallon.
-- 11 thing that you've been crystal clear on throughout these tornado emergencies for the last couple weeks is.
Once the storms are on the way the last place you need to be is on the highway.
Absolutely and that's what and just.
Got to make great -- -- -- added that the storms.
It became a lot of benefit you even on the highway -- is driving back.
More Norman area.
Earlier that some pity about what period five we -- kind of on the highway bit.
-- storms possible.
He you know weather alert we have been clashing.
On our electric billboard that prevent the highway -- -- on -- thirty package programme or where it yet.
-- that we want warning people at least it didn't count on people -- -- and all day today.
There's to be wet weather because the armed combat really quick break it is -- Bentley.
-- Hartmann program or buried the five it just don't look at.
-- and the storm -- here but Xbox but we just built there is very quickly and they don't want you under par on the highway that period dangers -- all that bishop German pork tornado.
It is important for people to find shelter -- spend my hair back.
-- because it by getting around it traffic our time we stop our major interstate Billick are bad and.
I called -- package -- and I called dark.
National Guard an art art management team in the Vatican which candidate -- -- highway Bob if that's possible.
You know we have.
But it's been rush hour traffic trying to get -- -- Belichick -- it bit.
I know there and local law enforcement and I arbitrarily our department transportation are being -- being addicted to help people.
It -- Drive opposite direction stormy adopt a highway than ever certainly tried to walk -- But the people wouldn't go into areas that it's -- heading Kate.
-- governor especially along I forty westbound from the city.
It sounded like and in an area of great chaos and as you look at the interstates which go in north and south directions out of the city.
Just a parking lot I know you've been watching it on local television -- -- it was heartbreaking doesn't.
As those storms are crossing over those interstates hopefully up in the air not down on the ground we can't know.
But that this -- -- was like a parking lot there was unbelievable.
It glad that I've got -- got the album back.
Call our commissioner of course David Edward Vick I got so many people -- right now to get a -- parent to protect card debt down the highway.
Hi Carol art that there when local law enforcement.
-- -- their own life that Harrell get out in.
It help people here the storms can and hopefully people had their radio on that.
You know -- begin to hear it here on a highway get back to -- tactic not to enact that it's -- -- very dangerous situation and it got to get out of cars at least document them or twelve I don't.
And we've been speaking of more we now have reports out of more of widespread power outages of cards that problems with vehicles in the rest.
Man mortars it is they've just been in the worst way.
They they rarely have -- and that we we do know there's a lot carry out its ground and ordinary ABC -- that more.
I heard at one reporters -- and debris flying around.
-- more and it it yet but of course could have been degree that the parity debris.
Yeah you know you got her I didn't and in -- to go ahead.
But we're sure it should really.
Strong brand -- actual act -- it sort.
Governor as you've been speaking I've been looking around at the map from the -- -- good greater Oklahoma City area.
And I'm not seeing any reports from law enforcement officials.
Or or emergency managers or hospitals or any one.
Of an area of widespread destruction certainly nothing like we saw -- more I don't see any areas where it looks like a tornado came down.
And took out neighborhoods if that's not to say it hasn't happened but normally hours into the storm.
We would have those reports from.
From from from any violence is for emergency medical responders from fire departments police department's community centers schools and churches and balls and we don't have that -- it's at least at this point that's encouraging.
That is encouraging and and -- -- kind of uncalled I can tell my emerged in management directorate.
He's been -- monitoring all the social media -- in the emerged -- man pick at all the different agencies.
And we are not getting requests for emergency aid at this particular moment now the storm that hit.
I don't have any community may be temporary immunity.
Here in the central part about -- that area battle.
It may -- -- coming and evidently it nearly had problems on the highway we don't we got power outages -- There's certainly or a lot of thought expanding -- And looking like the cloud it could -- -- -- at least not appear that look like they were hitting the ground may not get populated areas we just don't know yet.
-- -- dark here back.
We certainly have all of our people out hand.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- The governor of Oklahoma Mary Fallon on the line -- -- governor your state.
Has been through so much but I have to tell you and debate and I'm sure you already know this but the the people of more and surrounding areas.
-- an inspiration to us all -- the strength with which they respond to this and and that -- the way they were with their neighbors and that the first day getting in there in the hours after that storm hit.
Watching residents who didn't have anything happen to them.
Taking cold drinks and blankets and clothes for the neighbors and just pitching in in a way that you almost always see in the heartland was it was inspiring governor.
Well thank you very -- -- I'm very very proud of our Oklahoma people.
They've been -- great -- and they've been against Beckett tremendous compassion and I heard stories that somewhere out there to get it in more bike trail and they would.
Come out of rubble OK and then they went to connect cannot be at their paperwork OK and they find out they repeated that -- doubling on down.
You know they had lost everything and they were even injured in doubt that.
-- or taking care that the people first and foremost it is it an encouraging weakened.
I want you to editors know that.
I -- certainly they have bad weather weather hurricane -- sliding.
Whether it's earthquake rated tornado but Oklahoma is an absolutely wonderful place the -- the weather's just been an usual.
Did that last couple weeks and and F five tornado.
One to 2% chance to -- -- happening that is what people don't know that.
Work great shape the weather's not always liked it at all.
And we have wonderful wonderful people on a period a -- more but it's gonna happen a stable like Obama people had -- -- kind of people that here yet.
Well I've -- -- that in the days after the bombing in Oklahoma City and in the last two major tornado events there and more -- and I'm with you 100% governor Fallon.
Of the -- great state of Oklahoma all the best and thank you so much.
You're welcome thank you we appreciate your prayers and -- how well they're here for you without any question where we were so.
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