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Overnight storms slam Broken Arrow

Posted at 10:42 AM, May 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-26 11:42:22-04

The powerful storms from last night also hit Broken Arrow, knocking down power lines and leaving thousands in the dark.

PSO crews are still working to fix lines across the area.

People living near Lynn Wood Elementary School saw some of the worst damage from the overnight storms.

On Narcissus Ave. a power pole several feet high fell on a resident's roof.

We know of at least two broken power poles that hit houses in this neighborhood.

The other home down Narcissus Place has a big hole in the ceiling where the pole fell.

Inside, there's insulation on the hallway where a married couple took cover when the storm hit.

Outside their home, you can see where the pole crashed into their backyard, leaving a lot of damage behind.

In the same neighborhood, another resident is concerned about a knocked power pole behind his house that seems to be supported only by the wires.

He said he and his wife took cover in their underground storm shelter as soon as they heard the tornado siren.

PSO crews say there are bent power poles from about 81st to 101st streets in Broken Arrow, and the main issue now will try to go in between the homes to try and remove them because it is so narrow.

Crews say fixing the lines will be slower in some parts, so please be patient while they work on it.

If you see a downed power line or poles please call PSO, 888-216-3523.

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