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Situation Update

Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                  

Situation Update 21 

February 6, 2010, 6:45 p.m.


The Oklahoma Corporation Commission reports 12,108 homes and businesses are without electric service due to the Jan. 28 winter storm, which includes the following.

PSO reports 416 customers without power including those in:

Chickasha area – 37

Hobart area – 225

Lawton – 152

The Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority reports 2,000 customers without power in Altus.

The Oklahoma Association of Electric Cooperatives reports 9,692 customers without power in:

Caddo Electric, Binger: 1,832

Cotton Electric, Walters: 2,463

Harmon Electric Association, Hollis: 2,000

Kiwash Electric, Cordell: 697   

Rural Electric, Lindsay: 1,700  

SW Rural Electric, Tipton: 1,000  


The following six shelters and feeding centers remain open due to the winter storm: 


Altus – Altus Community Center, 401 Falcon Road

Cache – Cahoma Building, 752 NW Quannah Road

Hobart – First Methodist Church, 201 S. Washington

Marlow – First Baptist Church of Marlow, 213 N. Broadway

Rush Springs – Fire Department, 110 N. Third Street

Feeding Centers

Apache – Comanche Nation Community Center, 213 Julia Mahseet Street

Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief continues to accept requests for their Chainsaw Teams to assist with clearing large trees from individuals’ property. To request assistance, call 211. The Baptists’ priorities of assistance are: elderly (who needs assistance); single women with children; and, families with heads of households on military duty overseas.

DIAL 211

For Oklahoma residents seeking non-emergency disaster or health and human service information, please contact your local 2-1-1. Services are available 24 hours a day by dialing 2-1-1 from your home or cellular telephone. 2-1-1 is a statewide service. Please only call 911 for emergencies.


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