2023 Southern Plains Derecho

Profile last updated: 3/3/23


Start Date


Affected Cites/Counties

  • Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma
  • Cheyenne, Roger Mills County, Oklahoma
  • Norman, Oklahoma
  • Mustang, Oklahoma
  • Between Amber, Minco and Tuttle, Oklahoma
  • Near Wes Watkins Lake near McLoud, Oklahoma

Disaster Type



  • Power Outage

Major Impacts

  • 46 homes in [Pottawatomie] county were damaged in Sunday night's severe storms, and numerous power poles and lines are still down and on trees. Five of those homes have major or significant damage. (Source)
  • The National Weather Service said survey teams in Norman have already found at least EF-2 damage at a few locations, including Highway 9 and 24th Avenue. (Source)
  • OG&E reports that more than 13,000 customers are without power. Norman is the hardest-hit area with almost 4,000 reported outages, and more than 2,500 outages are reported in Norman. (Source)
  • As many as 40 mobile homes in the Sage Mobile Home Park [Kansas] with more than minor damage (Source)

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