Hundreds without power in central Oklahoma

The Associated Press - October 16, 2017 9:39 am

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – Hundreds of central Oklahoma residents are without power following a powerful thunderstorm that brought strong winds and cooler temperatures to the area.

Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co. said Sunday that almost 2,000 customers in Oklahoma City and surrounding areas were still without power. As many as 5,000 has lost power as the storm moved through the area late Saturday.

The National Weather Service said northwest winds of 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph swept across the state early Sunday as a cold front pushed through the state, bringing showers to the region.

Patchy frost will be possible across parts of northern Oklahoma early Monday.


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