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Storm damage update from May 6 Oklahoma severe weather

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The preliminary damage assessment from the May 6, 2015 storms surveyed a 70-square mile area of south Oklahoma City in the wake of a tornado, floods, hail and damaging winds.

The final numbers are likely to change as the assessment is finalized. The preliminary damage assessment shows:

  • 96 buildings/recreational vehicles destroyed
    • 3 businesses
    • 86 mobile homes (including 68 recreational vehicles)
    • 6 single-family residences
    • 1 public building (Maranatha Assembly of God, 5600 S Eastern Ave.)
  • 76 buildings with major damage
    • 6 apartment buildings
    • 11 businesses
    • 23 mobile homes
    • 36 single-family residences
  • 103 buildings with minor damage
    • 11 businesses
    • 17 mobile homes
    • 75 single-family residences
  • 537 buildings affected
    • 37 businesses
    • 116 mobile homes
    • 2 public buildings
    • 382 single-family residences

Teams spotted storm debris at an additional 50 locations.

The preliminary damage assessment is an early step toward an eventual request for disaster relief funds.