More homes damaged in Bristow

Posted at 9:07 PM, May 25, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-25 23:56:07-04

Some of the most the most visible destruction in the Bristow area is along Highway 16 where passersby can see huge uprooted trees and damaged homes, but nearby neighborhoods were hit as well.

"The storm came through. We weren't expecting it," said Donna Skaggs, Bristow resident.

Skaggs lives off 433rd West Avenue. She was out Wednesday surveying damage left from the storm the night before.

"The whole porch in the front is totally demolished," she said

Glass and lumber from the front of her house now litter the yard. The whole time, she was riding out the storm in her shelter. Her daughter was on her way there but the storm came too quickly.

"My daughter started down the highway but a tree fell over on her car."

Amazingly she wasn't hurt and ended up taking shelter at a neighbor's home.

Skaggs said seeing the destruction left behind at her home and in her community is painful but she's well aware that it could have been much worse.

"I was just so glad that no one was hurt," she said.

The Skaggs family said they're now waiting for the insurance company to send an agent out to take a look a the damage.

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