If you're not familiar with Oklahoma's own David Payne, he's the OKC meteorologist that managed to fill Gary England's metaphorically massive shoes.

Just like Gary, he's passionate about the weather, loves severe weather season and chasing tornadoes, and he's also a hilarious goofball that gets really intense and a little crazy just like Gary England used to... to that end, he says some wildly off-the-wall stuff when all hail breaks loose across the Sooner State.

While some Oklahomans complain about the almost reckless excitement David exudes in the heat of the moment, he's become quite endearing to most as one of the Sooner States' most valued treasures.

The Very Best Out-of-Context David Payne Quotes

Oklahoma's favorite weatherman gets so excited when tornadoes break out, he lets his mouth run just as wild as the weather.

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Oklahoma's Top 11 Worst Natural & Manmade Disasters

Some of Oklahoma's most notorious disasters here will be somewhat familiar. Our weather is incredible enough, but there has been a surprising amount of new and modern discoveries of manmade shenanigans. Tornadoes to toxic soils, bombs to nuclear secrets, these are the top 11 worst natural and manmade disasters that have struck Oklahoma.

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Things You'll Need in Your Oklahoma Tornado Prep Kit

Even though the odds of your life being affected by a tornado are extremely thin, there's no harm in being prepared with basic necessities. Even if the storm misses your home you could still find yourself without power or water for days to weeks. Here's a quick rundown on the basics every home should have for tornado season in Oklahoma.

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The Ten Most Tornado-Prone Counties in America

When it comes to the topic of tornadoes, Oklahoma is universally known around the world for producing some of the biggest, including the last F6 ever measured... but it'd probably surprise most Okies that the Sooner State doesn't even crack the top five of the most tornado-prone counties in America.

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