Severe Weather Rakes NE Oklahoma


Friday, June 12th 2009, 11:39 am
By: News On 6


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UNDATED -- A line of severe thunderstorms rolled across northeastern Oklahoma Friday morning.

The storms moved rapidly to the east and produced heavy rain, hail and lightning with winds of 30 to 50 miles per hour.

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Tulsa Police and Fire responded to a number of reports of downed power lines and numerous traffic accidents as the storms passed over Tulsa.

PSO says intial reports indicated 2,300 customers without power in the metro Tulsa area. 

Tulsa Fire responded to a tree into a house at 52nd and Riverside.  The storms caused a number of power outages in Tulsa, Broken Arrow, Pryor, Tahlequah and Claremore.

Streets were flooded across Tulsa stranding motorists.  Some of the trouble spots included 52nd and Peoria, 31st and Yale and 81st and Elwood.

There was also a tornado warning issued for Mayes and Delaware counties as the storms pushed into Arkansas.

Baseball-sized hail was reported in Stillwater as strong thunderstorms moved through the area.

City emergency management director Rob Hill says the hail damaged roofs and broke car windows Friday morning before the storm moved out of the area.

No injuries were reported.

The Associated Press contributed to this story.