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Streets closed after storm, Park camps delayed

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Updated: 7/24/2013 9:29 am Published: 7/24/2013 7:22 am

Mayor Bartlett will hold a news conference at 9:30 to provide updates regarding storm recovery efforts and tree debris left in streets by last night’s high winds.

Dan Crossland, Streets & Stormwater Dept Director reports that 31st from South Utica to Lewis is closed due to downed power lines. 36th Street east of Lewis is obstructed by power lines.

Most arterial streets are passable, unless power lines are a hazard or in the roadway. Street crews worked all night to clear debris. Traffic crews posting 4-way stop signs, but outages are many, and all intersection coverage will take time. Motorists should be very careful and take extra time traveling today.

The start of day camps at Tulsas Reed Park and Whiteside Park are delayed this morning because of power outages caused by overnight storms.

Parents with children attending those day camps should call the recreation centers to determine if and what time day camps will open.

The Tulsa Garden center is closed due to downed trees. Also, Lacy, McClure, Reed, and Whiteside Pools are without power.

The number at Reed Park is (918) 591-4307. The number at Whiteside is (918) 746-5040.

TULSA, Okla. -- The Tulsa Zoo plans a delayed opening and has canceled summer camp today, July 24, because of a storm-related power outage.

Plans are to open the zoo at noon, though zoo guests are encouraged to check "plan a visit" page or call (918) 669-6600 for schedule updates.

TPD and PSO are doing an assessment from the air this morning.

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Mayor Maynot - 7/24/2013 8:23 AM
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.100,000 without power. How in the world will they hear the Booblette as he addresses the multitude???
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