Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management
Situation Update 2
June 1, 2013 - 12:15 p.m.
SEVERE WEATHER IMPACTS STATE
The Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (OEM) remains in contact with emergency managers across the state and is coordinating with the Oklahoma National Guard, Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Oklahoma State Department of Health, Oklahoma Department of Human Services, Oklahoma Office of Homeland Security, Oklahoma Department of Transportation, Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry, National Weather Service, Federal Emergency Management Agency, American Red Cross and the Salvation Army.
Canadian County Emergency Management reports damage to Canadian Valley Technology Center and OKC West Livestock Market. Several homes and mobile homes are also reported damaged.
Checotah Emergency Management reports numerous road washouts and flooding. Checotah Intermediate School has flood damage.
Del City Emergency Management reports flooding, but no additional damage from Friday’s storms.
Hughes County Emergency Management reports flooding on roads and bridge washouts.
Midwest City Emergency Management reports they have evacuated a mobile home park near 16th and Air Depot due to extensive flooding.
Oklahoma City Emergency Management reports localized power outages, extensive flash flooding throughout the city, minor flooding to buildings, and debris from trees and other vegetation.
Okmulgee County Emergency Management reports extensive high water flooding. Cole Creek, Henrietta and Dewar areas have heavy flooding with cars underwater.
Damage assessments in the impacted areas are ongoing.
FATALITIES AND INJURIES
Office of the Chief Medical Examiner confirms nine fatalities from last night’s storms. The victims include two children and seven adults.
The Oklahoma State Department of Health reports 104 injuries were treated by Oklahoma City area hospitals as a result of Friday’s storms. The injuries include 56 cut/pierce, 15 struck by/against, 14 falls, and 19 transportation related.
Additionally, OSDH reports three Oklahoma City area medical facilities remain on generator power: St Anthony South Healthplex, Community Hospital, and Oklahoma Heart South.
Oklahoma Highway Patrol and Oklahoma Department of Transportation report numerous roads remain closed today. Drivers are cautioned to heed warning signs and not drive around barricades.
To check CURRENT ROAD CONDITIONS, call the Department of Public Safety's ROAD CONDITIONS HOTLINE at 888-425-2385.
The Salvation Army reports they have mobilized and have relief efforts in place all across the affect areas.
Oklahoma Corporation Commission reports more than 91,800 outages related to the storm.
Del City: 5,258
El Reno: 1,689
Forest Park: 1,203
Midwest City: 9,622
OKC E: 1,792
OKC N: 16,960
OKC S: 1,302
OKC W: 3,802
Valley Brook: 134
OKC Metro Total: 85,423
Oklahoma Electric Cooperative
Largest outage area: East of Noble to Little Ax to Newalla
Largest outage areas: El Reno, Mustang
Canadian Valley Electric Cooperative
Shawnee, Tecumseh, Holdenville areas
Cox Telephone reports approximately 46,000 customers without service.
For Oklahoma residents seeking non-emergency disaster or health and human service information, please contact your local 2-1-1. Services are available 24 hours a day by dialing 2-1-1 from your home or cellular telephone. Please only call 911 for emergencies.