Storm Damage

Storms in Claremore Thursday night caused this tree on the property of Kristen and Rusty Drake to split in two and topple into their children’s swimming pool.

Tammy Thomas, the children’s great grandmother, said the pool was purchased this year.

“We don’t know if it was the wind or the lightening,” Thomas said as she described the strength of the storm.

Storms last year caused the family to lose their trampoline.

“The kids are really disappointed,” Thomas said, but the pool appears to be retaining water and should be in good shape to use again next summer.