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Storm Kills Three in Nowata County

Debra Woodall-Evensvold

Strong storms and straight line winds associated with a cold front bring damage to parts of Northeast Oklahoma. The Nowata County Sheriff's office says three people were killed when winds destroyed a mobile home. We are being told the victims are grandparents and an infant. 

Here are the bullet points on other storm reports:

·         The Will Rogers Turnpike has reopened after semis were blown over near Big Cabin.

·         Winds were clocked at over 60 mph near Miami

·         Strong winds have knocked out power to over 11,000  customers in Tulsa County. PSO reports 18K out, system wide.

·         Strong winds are whipping fires near Sperry and Collinsville.

·         Temps are dropping rapidly as the front passes. Temps dropped from 101 at 4PM to 76 at 6PM in Tulsa.

·         Severe Thunderstorm watch till 10PM

·         You can hear weather bulletins LIVE from the National Weather Service on Public Radio Tulsa