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Hundreds Of OKC Buildings Impacted By May 6 Storms, Report Shows

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 The City of Oklahoma City released its preliminary damage assessment Saturday from the May 6 storms. City officials said the storms surveyed a 70 square-mile area south of Oklahoma City.

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The final numbers are likely to change as the city finalizes its assessment, according to a press release.

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Here is a look at the preliminary assessment:

  • 96 buildings/recreational vehicles destroyed
    • 3 businesses
    • 86 mobile homes (including 68 recreational vehicles)
    • 6 single-family residences
    • 1 public building (Maranatha Assembly of God, 5600 S Eastern Ave.)
  • 76 buildings with major damage
    • 6 apartment buildings
    • 11 businesses
    • 23 mobile homes
    • 36 single-family residences
  • 103 buildings with minor damage
    • 11 businesses
    • 17 mobile homes
    • 75 single-family residences
  • 537 buildings affected
    • 37 businesses 
    • 116 mobile homes 
    • 2 public buildings
    • 382 single-family residences 

City officials said teams also spotted storm debris at an additional 50 locations.

The preliminary damage assessment is reportedly an early step toward an eventual request for disaster relief funds.

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