Yukon Storm Shelter
The city of Yukon Oklahoma is in Canadian County. It is part of the Oklahoma City area. The population was 22,709 at the 2010. The city started in the 1890s, and the town was named in reference to a gold rush in Yukon Territory, Canada. Yukon is an urban center for area farmers. It was also the site of a large milling operation. It is now thought as a community for people who work in Oklahoma City.
From a population of 830 in 1907. Yukon started to grew to 1,990 by 1950. By 1960, the population registered at 3,076. Oklahoma City had nearly all of the land around Yukon during the 1960s. This brought a growth in residential construction. And also commercial development. The town had grown to about 22,000 residents in 2005.
Yukon Storm Shelter
The first houses and businesses were built on Spencer Avenue, then they changed to name to Main Street. Fourth and Fifth Streets. Canadian County reported on April 1, 1891 that the city had 25 homes. It had one bank. Two real estate offices. Two restaurants, a lumber yard. A hardware store. A grocery store. A livery stable. Two saloons and a blacksmith shop. A printing office. A barber shop and there is second barber shop which is about completed.
Several of the tornadoes landed in and around Oklahoma City. They caused a lot of damage and the loss of 42 lives. On the afternoon of May 20, 2013 an EF5 tornado hit Moore and 11 days later tornadoes hit the same general area. The tornadoes landed in El Reno and Yukon. Then they hit many sites in Oklahoma City.
A tornado is as a violent rotating column of air. It extends from a thunderstorm. And goes to the ground. The most violent tornadoes are can cause a lot of damage. The wind speeds are 250 mph or more. Damage paths for a tornado can be larger then one mile wide and sometimes up to 50 miles long. Once a tornado in Broken Bow carried a motel sign 30 miles. Then it was dropped in Arkansas.
At Oklahoma Shelters we can help protect you against Yukon Storm Shelter. We recommend a Storm Shelter or Safe Room. Call us for a free consultation at 405-367-7901.
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