NWS: Straight-Line Winds Caused Damage In Fairfax

Monday, May 21st 2018, 6:21 am
By: Tess Maune

The National Weather Service visited Fairfax in Osage County Monday to look at damage from severe storms which struck the community over the weekend.

According to the NWS, the damage was determined to be from straight-line winds around 80-90 miles per hour.

News On 6 visited Fairfax Saturday after the storms moved through the area.

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At the Woodland St. Peter's baseball field, part of the backstop is completely caved in and winds blew a metal roof off at the high school. 

Over on Main Street, an 18 wheeler-tipped over on its side.

Local business owner, Sam Lockett, says he has never seen damage like this.

"The door over there the glass was shattered the windows were broken the back side is basically destroyed it was pretty devastating to see the damage," said Sam Locket.

Despite the damage, there were no reports of any injuries.