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Woods County has highest wind gusts in state


According to the Oklahoma Mesonet, Woods County registered the highest wind gusts in the state Tuesday with 74 mph at the May Ranch location near the border with Kansas. Alva reached peak wind gusts of 70 mph while Waynoka recorded 66 mph.

The high winds carried blowing dust and plenty of debris. Several tree limbs were down. About a mile south of Hopeton, a truck pulling a trailer with a pontoon boat was blown around with the trailer overturning and the boat ending up in the middle of the highway. On Wednesday morning, the overturned boat was still in the ditch but the truck and trailer we...

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