Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Situation Update 5
January 29, 2010, 5 a.m.
WINTER STORM CONTINUES TO IMPACT STATE
Power outage update
Due to the winter storm, 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 National Guard, Oklahoma State Department of Health, Oklahoma Highway Patrol, 2-1-1 Oklahoma, Oklahoma Department of Transportation and the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture Food and Forestry.
The Oklahoma Corporation Commission reports 141,941 homes and businesses are without electric service due to the storm, including the following.
PSO reports 47,723 customers (including 12,033 in Chickasha and 21,744 in Lawton) are without power.
OG&E reports 11,600 customers (including 1,526 in Ada and 1,936 in Holdenville) are without service.
The Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority reports 26,606 customers without power in:
The Oklahoma Association of Electric Cooperatives reports 56,012 customers without power in:
Caddo Electric Cooperative, Binger: 5,664
Cotton Electric Cooperative, Walters: 14,733
Harmon Electric Association, Hollis: 3,300
Southwest Rural Electric Association, Tipton: 1,500
Kiwash Electric Cooperative, Cordell: 2,000
Rural Electric Cooperative, Lindsay: 7,500
Oklahoma Electric Cooperative, Norman: 5,304
People's Electric Cooperative, Ada: 5,393
Canadian Valley Electric Cooperative, Seminole: 6,918
Northfork Electric Cooperative, Sayre: 2,600
Cimarron Electric Cooperative, Kingfisher: 50
East Central OK Electric Cooperative, Okmulgee: 1,000
Ozarks Electric Cooperative, Stilwell/Fayetteville: 50