- Associated Press - Sunday, October 15, 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Hundreds of central Oklahoma residents are without power following a powerful thunderstorm that brought strong winds and cooler temperatures to the area.

Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co, said Sunday that almost 2,000 customers in Oklahoma City and surrounding areas. As many as 5,000 has lost power as the storm moved through the area late Saturday.

The National Weather Service said northwest winds of 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph swept across the state early Sunday as a cold front pushed through the state, bringing showers to the region. Forecasters say rainfall will diminish across southeastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas Sunday morning.

Patchy frost will be possible across parts of northern Oklahoma late tonight and early Monday.

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