More Storms Roar Through Central Oklahoma Wednesday

Wednesday, May 30th 2012, 8:23 am
By: News 9

As residents assess the damage from Tuesday night's severe weather, another round of storms moved through early Wednesday morning and more stormy weather was expected later in the day.

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News 9 Meteorologist Jed Castles said conditions were ripe to keep fueling the storms in the metro. Hail pounded the Bethany area while downpours soaked several counties. Jed said Oklahoma City could receive up to six inches of rain.

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Tuesday night's storms brought damaging winds and hail. Tornado sirens wailed across central Oklahoma as the storms roared through the area. The winds knocked down power poles in Edmond and northwest Oklahoma City. Many residents also reported the storms tore down fences, small trees and branches. Drivers are urged to be extremely careful because debris from the storm littered streets.

The storms also knocked out power to thousands of homes. OG&E is working around the metro to restore electricity.

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