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Residents In Northwest OKC Cleanup After Severe Storms

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The cleanup is just beginning after wicked storms roared through Northwest Oklahoma City Tuesday evening. The cleanup is just beginning after wicked storms roared through Northwest Oklahoma City Tuesday evening.
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The cleanup is just beginning after wicked storms roared through Northwest Oklahoma City Tuesday evening.

OG&E tells News 9, a two mile stretch of power lines came down near NW 164th avenue.

8/7/2012 Related Story: Downed Power Lines Force Evacuations At NW OKC Neighborhood

"It's pretty darn frustrating," says neighbor Stephanie Reeves.

Reeves couldn't drive a car back to her home in the "Lone Oak Village" subdivision because the entrance was blocked with downed lines and repair crews.

OG&E says it goal is to have power restored to everyone in the area Wednesday.

Damage can also be spotted the "Still Meadows" subdivision as well.

It also tells News 9, it will also neighbors back home even if streets are blocked while they make repairs.

The worst damage came to Landon Knowles home. A power line crashed through his wall and roof.

"My wife got stuck in traffic. Fifteen minutes earlier, and my daughter would have been in here playing," says Knowles about the room where the pole came crashing through.

At the storms peak, OG&E says 22,000 people in OKC lost power.

It says every home should be back online with the exception of a certain few which may not get power until Thursday morning.

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