Heavy Rains, High Winds Sweep Through Northeastern Oklahoma

Thursday, April 18th 2019, 12:56 am
By: News On 6

A line of fast-moving thunderstorms caused power outages and some damage in northeastern Oklahoma late Wednesday night. Damaging winds of of 40 to 60 mph - up to an estimated 70 mph - swept through an area northwest the Tulsa metro including Osage, Washington and Nowata Counties.

A tornado warning was briefly in effect for Osage County but was allowed to expire.  Osage County Emergency Management and Pawhuska Police report no damage as of around 11:30 p.m.

Interstate 35 near Braman in Kay County had lanes closed after three semi trucks were blown over. Damage has been reported in Shattuck in northwest Oklahoma due to a tornado-warned storm.

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