High Winds Thursday Morning Cause Downed Power Lines, Power Outages Across OKC

Thursday, May 14th 2020, 7:41 am
By: News 9

High winds Thursday morning caused down power lines and thousands of power outages across Oklahoma City.

The national weather service issued a high wind advisory for parts of Oklahoma until 7 a.m.

News 9 meteorologist Jed Castles said wind speeds reached up to 70 MPH, causing power lines to snap and thousands of power outages.

As of 7:30 a.m., more than 21,000 power outages were reported in the OKC metro.

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