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Situation Update

Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management

Situation Update 13
January 31, 2010, 5:30 p.m.


Power outage update

The State Emergency Operations Center (EOC) remains activated and the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (OEM) is in contact with emergency managers across the state. Agencies and organizations represented at the State EOC include the: American Red Cross, Salvation Army, Oklahoma Military Department, Oklahoma State Department of Health, Oklahoma Highway Patrol, 2-1-1 Oklahoma, Oklahoma Department of Transportation, Oklahoma Department of Agriculture Food and Forestry, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and FEMA.

The Oklahoma Corporation Commission reports 82,977 homes and businesses are without electric service due to the winter storm, which includes the following.

PSO reports 32,342 customers without power including those in: 

Chickasha area - 10,937

Duncan area - 197

Hobart - area - 6353

Lawton area - 15,894

Tipton area - 1,990  

The Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority reports 14,946 customers without power in:

Lexington – 200

Purcell – 800

Altus – 9,300

Eldorado – 283

Olustee – 316

Marlow – 2,325

Granite – 613

Manitou – 209

Duncan – 1,000

The Oklahoma Association of Electric Cooperatives (OAEC) reports 32,726 customers without power in:

Caddo Electric, Binger: 6,195

Canadian Valley Electric, Seminole: 3,500

Cotton Electric, Walters: 9,640

East Central OK Electric, Okmulgee: 430

Harmon Electric Association, Hollis: 3,303

Kiwash Electric, Cordell: 1,150

Northfork Electric, Sayre: 64

Oklahoma Electric, Norman: 715

Ozarks Electric, Stilwell, Fayetteville: 0

People’s Electric, Ada: 2,029

Rural Electric, Lindsay: 4,200

Southwest Rural Electric, Tipton: 1,500

OG&E reports 2,963 customers (including 608 in Wewoka and 511 in Ada) are without service. 

OG&E has closed its customer walk-up centers in Ada, Seminole and Pauls Valley.


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