Thousands without power in Oklahoma after Severe Storms
Mike Seals - July 12, 2020 11:50 pm
Oklahoma Gas & Electric reported nearly 27,000 clients were without electricity late Sunday morning following storms that tore down branches and knocked out power lines. The utility company warned some people could be without power for more than a day.
Outages were most widespread around Oklahoma City and the nearby community of Norman, although people across a wide swath of the state’s northeast also lost power.
The storms included winds of up to 70 mph (112 kph) and even stronger gusts, according to the National Weather Service. No injuries have been reported.