Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Situation Update 17
February 3, 2010, 11:15 a.m.
WINTER STORM CONTINUES TO IMPACT STATE
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 46,468 homes and businesses are without electric service due to the winter storm, which includes the following.
PSO reports 11,965 customers without power including those in:
Chickasha 5,262 (Most of these are in the Chickasha area to include Rush Springs and Cyril)
The Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority reports 11,352 customers without power in:
The Oklahoma Association of Electric Cooperatives (OAEC) reports 23,151 customers without power in:
Caddo Electric, Binger: 4,612
Canadian Valley Electric, Seminole: 1,645
Cotton Electric, Walters: 6,702
Harmon Electric Association, Hollis: 2,750
Kiwash Electric, Cordell: 2,475
Northfork Electric, Sayre: 250
Oklahoma Electric, Norman: 218
People’s Electric, Ada: 199
Rural Electric, Lindsay: 2,800
SW Rural Electric, Tipton: 1,500
OG&E reports power has been restored to all structures that can safely receive electric service.