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Tulsa Storm Update 2 - August 6, 2017

Whataburger suffered extensive damage from the storm and heavy, damaging winds.

City of Tulsa emergency operations worked through the early morning hours to help with disaster response from an early morning wind storm. At approximately 1:18 a.m. damaging winds hit midtown Tulsa between East 40th Street to East 47th Street, Yale Avenue to Mingo Road. Public safety and City crews are on site assessing damage. Thirteen people have been transported by EMSA to area hospitals. Several businesses have received damage, and there are reports of residential damage on East 46th Place consisting mainly of trees and roof damage. Structural assessments began by City of Tulsa building inspectors as the sun came up. PSO is working to restore power to Tulsa homes and facilities. As of this morning, 11,121 customers were without power. PSO urges citizens to stay away from downed power lines as lines could be live. Citizens can report downed lines to PSO, (888) 218-3919. In addition to the storm-damage area, traffic lights have been down at 41st Street and Yale Avenue and 46th Street and Memorial Drive. Citizens are urged to stay away from the affected area to allow
crews to work. Please follow the City of Tulsa on Twitter @cityoftulsagov

Updated 08-06-2017

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