Working To Overcome The Impacts of Storm Damage

Instead of being at the House of Representatives on Wednesday, I was in our House District trying to help residents with their needs after severe storms left far-reaching damage.

The levee broke and flooded the town of Sayre, leaving the community center and other buildings and properties under water.

Also, a large tornado ripped through Kiowa and Washita counties about midnight Wednesday morning causing a lot of damage between Hobart, Rocky and Cordell. The National Weather Service in Norman estimates the storm ripped through about 20 miles of pasture land and damaged homes, barns and other structures as well as power lines.

Other areas of Beckham, Greer and Roger Mills counties suffered damage from strong straightline winds, large hail and flooding from heavy rainfall.

 

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