July was the hottest month ever in Oklahoma since records have been kept sometime in the 1800's. It has also been dry. So we were really happy to see a storm that moved into our area last night. We got 1/2 inch or so of rain that was very welcome.
But we also had some straight line winds.
The only damage to us was all the toys in the backyard blew around and we had a lot of leaves and mulch blown around in the front.
Many of our neighbors had more damage.
Our neighbors on the west side lost their backfence.
Our 2 neighbors on the east side lost the fence that divides their yards and that big Bradford pear tree split.
On our walk this morning, we saw more fences blown over, garage doors blown in, debris all over the place.
The worst part of the storm was our power went off about 7 p.m. and was off until 1:38 a.m. Half our town was without power and we are very appreciative that our electric workers were able to get the problems repaired, even with more rain and lightening that continued through as they worked through the night.