Storm downs trees and causes power outages

August 12, 2019 | Headlines

Ponca City fire crews are investigating a report of a transformer on fire in the area of Viola and Overbrook.

Trees and limbs have been reported down in some areas including the 1200 block of N. Ash. There, the northbound lane is blocked.

A tree is blocking the intersection of Pine and Summit. KayNewsCow photo by Tammy Pace

A tree is also down at Pine and Summit, blocking most of the roadway. Power is also out in many areas of Ponca City. According to the Oklahoma Mesonet, Newkirk has received 1.18 inches of rain.Kay County remains under a flood advisory until 9:15 p.m.