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Street Closed Due to Downed Power Poles
Oklahoma City Police have NW 160th closed at MacArthur due to downed power lines in the area. OG&E is reporting that they have about a 2 mile stretch of downed poles due to the storm that passed through. They are warning people to stay out of the area. Those already in the area should stay away from downed poles and lines. More than 20,000 OG&E customers were affected. Another 3,300 Edmond Electric customers lost power Tuesday evening.
Posted: Tuesday, August 7 2012, 09:17 PM CDT
IN OKLAHOMA NEWS
Forecasters: Potential tornado threat for Oklahoma
May 18, 2013 19:41 GMT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Forecasters with the National Weather Service say severe thunderstorms with possible tornadoes are to move across much of Oklahoma.
Northwestern Oklahoma, including the Woodward area, faces the greatest threat late Saturday. On Sunday, the storm system is forecast to progress eastward, affecting Oklahoma City and Tulsa and areas in between.
The Storm Prediction Center in Norman says there is a moderate risk of tornadoes Saturday in western Oklahoma. The threat area stretches north across Kansas and well into Nebraska.
A slight risk of severe storms reaches into central Oklahoma for Saturday night.
Sunday's moderate threat extends from south-central Oklahoma, through eastern Kansas and into western Missouri.
The Storm Prediction Center says the forecast map is still developing and that wind conditions that bring tornadoes could develop rapidly.
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