Powerful winds last Sunday wrecked havoc on a number of locations in southern and southwestern Murray County including this home on Chickasaw Trail and Primrose Lane where a tree fell across the corner of the structure.

At left, in inset, this huge tree was uprooted by the strong blast wind, also on Chickasaw Trail.

A number of other county areas also sustained damage during the storm, according to Mark Woodell, Murray County Emergency Management director.

The storm came through Murray County just after 10:00 a.m. with a strong line of heavy to severe storms that produced heavy rain and winds in excess of 50 miles per hour.

Storm Uproots Trees, Damages Buildings

A powerful thunderstorm spawned by a fast-moving cold front on Sunday damaged several buildings and uprooted large trees in areas southwest of Sulphur.

According to Murray County Emergency Management Director Mark Woodell, the hardest hit areas were south on Chickasaw Trail and Primrose Lane and some areas around Arbuckle Lake.

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