TULSA - A rush of high winds hitting Green Country late Friday afternoon has resulted in a number of grass fires, road closures, power outages and evacuations.
Three people were found dead in a destroyed mobile home shortly after the burst. Family members have identified the dead as two grandparents and a granddaughter.
The winds also resulted in the death of 70-year-old man Jimmy King, whose semi truck overturned after a wind gust caught the vehicle's trailer near mile marker 308 of the Will Rogers Turnpike.
- Osage County -- Evacuees allowed to return to their homes.
- Pawnee County -- Evacuees allowed to return to their homes.
Outages: (Total 9,519) 9:20 p.m.
- Tulsa Co. 5,941
- Okmulgee Co. 999
- Creek Co. 140
- Rogers Co. 522
- Nowata Co. 355
- Wagoner Co. 1,180
- Craig Co. 154
- Mayes Co. 228
- Will Rogers Turnpike at MM 308 is now open. Traffic is no longer being diverted at Afton. MM 315 WB is down to one lane.
- Highway 169 north of Nowata is now open.
- Highway 15 at County Road 345 in Pawnee County is now open.
- State Highway 18, three miles north of Meeker in Lincoln County is now open.