May 27th Update on Storm Damage

May 27 Update on Storm Damage

Claremore, Okla. | May 27, 2024  – Following the tornado and severe storms that caused widespread damage in Claremore Saturday, the City of Claremore and Rogers County are now concentrating on restoring power and cleaning up debris.

According to city manager John Feary, approximately 65% of power has been restored to the Claremore area. “The hardest hit areas are still without power, but crews are working around the clock to repair damage,” he added. “We are grateful for the support of public power communities who responded to a call for mutual aid. GRDA, Edmond, Miami, Skiatook, Stillwater, Tahlequah, Pryor and the City of Siloam Springs, Arkansas are members of the Municipal Electric Systems of Oklahoma (MESO) and crucial in supporting municipal electric systems during times of need.”

For a complete update, visit  Here are a few key updates.

  • The City of Claremore and Rogers County will continue the 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew through June 1 to allow emergency responders to continue repair and recovery efforts.
  • City and county officials request that residents stack green waste debris, such as tree limbs and brush, in lengths of 10 feet or less next to the road for pickup, ensuring it is away from gas and water meters. While a plan for public disposal and pickup is being developed, there is currently no public disposal site available.
  • Starting tomorrow, the City of Claremore will open its community center (2301 N. Sioux) as a cooling station and recreational space for residents.

Photos of storm damage is available here. 

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