Tornado Shelters in Oklahoma City, OK at N Pennsylvania Ave
Tornado Shelters in Oklahoma City, OK
Telephone: (405) 212-9914 Hours: Mon-Sat: 6:00am – 9:00pm Sun: 8:00am – 7:00pm
About Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, is located in Oklahoma County, is the state capital and largest city in Oklahoma, is located on the I-35 corridor, and has a total estimated population of 635,000 people. The city has experienced 320 tornadoes since 1950. Oklahoma City is at very high risk for tornado activity, with an average of 5 tornadoes per year, typically resulting in 2 fatalities.Since the time weather records have been kept, Oklahoma City has been hit by thirteen strong tornadoes: eleven F/EF4s and two F5. Oklahoma City has a very active severe weather season from March through June, especially during April and May. Being in the center of what is referred to as Tornado Alley, it is prone to especially frequent and severe tornadoes, as well as very severe hailstorms and occasional derechoes. Tornadoes have occurred in every month of the year and a secondary smaller peak also occurs during autumn, especially October. Oklahoma City is home to the state’s largest school district, Oklahoma City Public Schools. The district’s Classen School of Advanced Studies and Harding Charter Preparatory High School rank high among public schools nationally according to a formula that looks at the number of Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate and/or Cambridge tests taken by the school’s students divided by the number of graduating seniors. The economy of Oklahoma City, is diversified to include the sectors of information technology, services, health services and administration. The city is headquarters to two Fortune 500 companies, and is also home to Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores.
Tornado Shelters in Oklahoma City, OK available at The Home Depot
14201 N Pennsylvania Ave Suite B
Oklahoma City, OK 73134