Ice Storm Power Outage Update
Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Situation Update 24
12-18-07, 9:30 p.m.
Oklahoma Corporation Commission reports statewide 36,467 homes and businesses are without electric service. Power outages topped 640,000 one week ago.
AEP-PSO reports 8,390 customers without power, including 8.344 in the Tulsa metro area.
OG&E reports 23,919 customers without power, including 21,775 in the Oklahoma City metro area and 1,408 in Sapulpa.
Oklahoma Association of Electric Cooperatives reports 3,573 rural electric customers without power including 2,800 Verdigris Valley Electric, 400 Indian Electric and 298 Northeast Oklahoma Electric customers. OAEC also reports 3,877 poles destroyed by the ice storm.
Municipal Electric Systems of Oklahoma reports about 550 customers without power in Cushing, Miami and Skiatook.
Empire District Electric Company reports about 35 customers without power in far northeast areas of the state.