Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Update #2
STORM DAMAGE REPORTS
Affected counties: Cleveland, Carter, Grady, Grant, Kay, Lincoln, McLain, McIntosh, Noble, Okfuskee, Okmulgee, Oklahoma, Pottawatomie, Seminole
Oklahoma Corporation Commission reports
OG&E – 34,373
Muncipal Electrics Out: Craig
Alfalfa Electric Cooperative, Cherokee, OK: 500 outages - 60 to 80 poles down, mainly in Alfalfa and Grant counties
Caddo Electric Cooperative, Binger, OK: All power restored to those who can safely receive electricity (Outage high of 225; less than 10 broken poles)
Canadian Valley Electric Cooperative, Seminole: No report
Central Rural Electric Cooperative, Stillwater: 16 out - most in Noble County
Cimarron Electric Cooperative, Kingfisher: less than 100 outages - 10 poles down
Cotton Electric Cooperative, Walters: 185 out - 178 in Stephens county; less than 25 poles down
Indian Electric Cooperative, Cleveland: 73 out, mainly west of Fairfax; 30 to 35 poles down
Kay Electric Cooperative, Blackwell: 328 out - mainly in Grant and Kay counties; about 200 poles down (three-phase, 4/0 line)
Northeastern Electric Cooperative, Vinita: 255 out - mostly in Delaware and Mayes counties (250 out near Pryor)
Northwestern Electric Cooperative, Woodward: 250 out - less than 25 poles down
Oklahoma Electric Cooperative, Norman: 14,000 out - less than 50 poles down so far
People's Electric Cooperative, Ada: 586 out - most located northeast of Pauls Valley, and north of Coalgate
Rural Electric Cooperative, Lindsay: 260 out - 20 poles down
Western Farmers Electric Cooperative, Anadarko: 13 substations out of service at this time - Pink, Moore, Shawnee, Hazel Dell, West Red Hill, Meeker, Garden Grove, Scissortail, Prague, Chernicky, Paradigm and Liberty. Also, the WFEC microwave tower near Pink has been destroyed. (Franklin substation restored at approximately 8:20 p.m.)
101 S. Dobbs
Tecumseh City Hall
14 N. Broadway
I-40 East at Choctaw Rd is stopped. Traffic is backed up for at least 3 miles. Westbound traffic is down to 1 lane.
I-35 Southbound closed at the OK/ Kansas line due to overturned semis.
State Highway 266 in McIntosh County west of Checotah and at Lotawatah is closed due to several overturned mobile homes and downed power lines and other roadway damage.
1- SE 59th and Peebly Rd
3 -Cleveland County
Requests have been made to hospitals and emergency services to report incoming injuries.
Pottowatomie County – 5 injuries all minor
OU medical center – 2 critical injuries
Oklahoma County – 22 injuries, not critical
Cleveland County – 28 injuries, 8 serious, 20 not critical
Local Damage Reports
Local authorities are assessing damage and conducting searches for survivors.