Severe Storms Leave Damage In Mayes County

Friday, August 7th 2020, 12:40 pm
By: Cal Day

Mayes County -

People living in Mayes County are cleaning up after storms moved through the area on Friday morning.

People living in the area said they woke up to the sounds Of the wind blowing and their homes shaking.

Uprooted trees, damaged roofs, and knocked down power lines is what's left over after Friday morning storms near Rocklahoma Road in Mayes County.

The county's emergency management team says no injuries to people or animals have been reported.

Power was out to many homes in the area but has now been restored.

Bessy Scheffel's home was in the line of fire.

She says the storms woke her up early Friday morning and even thought she may lose her roof.

Instead she lost some trees and an old barn. She says this is just life on the prairie, and it's now time to get to work cleaning up.

The National weather service has been called to survey the damage.