Powerful Winds Leave Storm Damage In Bartlesville
Severe storms moved across the News On 6 viewing area Sunday night, causing some damage in parts of the state.
Meteorologist Stephen Nehrenz reported wind damage in Bartlesville, tweeting a photo from viewer Carol Ebert, which showed part of a tree on top of a car near Bartlesville High School.
Washington County Emergency Management said a radar data shows there was a pocket of wind near 80 mph that centered right over Bartlesville. It cause extensive tree damage and lots of downed power lines.
Meteorologist Michael Grogan reported nearly 8,000 Public Service of Oklahoma customers without power as of about 11 p.m. The customers affected were mostly near Bartlesville. Most residents have since had their service restored.
Warnings were issued for multiple counties throughout the latter part of the evening. The storms eventually made it to the Tulsa metro area.