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Situation Update

Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                  

Situation Update 19 

February 4, 2010, 9:45 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 in the affected areas. 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 23,299 homes and businesses are without electric service due to the winter storm, which includes the following.

PSO reports 900 customers without power including those in: 

Chickasha area – 147

Hobart area – 352

Lawton area – 374

Tipton – 27

The Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority reports 6,352 customers without power in:

Purcell – 40

Altus – 3,255

Duncan – 732

Marlow – 2,325

The Oklahoma Association of Electric Cooperatives (OAEC) reports 16,047 customers without power in:

Caddo Electric, Binger: 3,162

Canadian Valley Electric, Seminole: 700  

Cotton Electric, Walters: 5,503

Harmon Electric Association, Hollis: 2,700  

Kiwash Electric, Cordell: 782   

Rural Electric, Lindsay: 2,200  

SW Rural Electric, Tipton: 1,000 

OG&E reports power has been restored to all meters that can safely receive electric service.


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