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OSU Tulsa Center for Health Science badly damaged
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OSU Tulsa Center for Health Science badly damaged

OSU Tulsa Center for Health Science badly damaged
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OSU Tulsa Center for Health Science badly damaged

Perhaps the worst damage from the storms that slammed into Green Country late Tuesday into early Wednesday was the roof damage at the OSU-Tulsa Center for Health Sciences.

Matt Sharpe, Safety Officer for the facility, told KRMG no one was hurt when the storm took off a huge chunk of the building's roof.

He says damage was extensive to the roof and upper floors, which house the building's HVAC system.

The building is on backup generator power, and all classes are canceled for Wednesday.

Tulsa Police have a property room and a forensics laboratory in the building, and the State Medical Examiner also has a facility there.

Sharpe says none of those important areas suffered damage.

Outside the building, located at Southwest Boulevard and W. 17th St., a number of power lines were downed by the powerful winds.

One gust at Tulsa International Airport was recorded at 76 miles per hour.

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