Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Situation Update 10
12-12-07, 6:30 a.m.
ICE STORM POWER OUTAGE UPDATE
The State Emergency Operations Center (EOC) remains activated due to the Ice Storm. Power outages continue for many areas of the state.
Oklahoma Corporation Commission reports statewide 497,556 homes and businesses are without electric service.
AEP-PSO reports 216,000 customers without power, including 204,000 in the Tulsa metro area.
OG&E reports 199,469 customers without power, including 180,970 in the Oklahoma City metro area, 5,309 in Sapulpa and 3,449 in Bristow.
Oklahoma Association of Electric Cooperatives reports about 67,087 rural electric customers without power, including 15,000 Oklahoma Electric Cooperative customers, 16,300 Northeast Oklahoma Electric Cooperative customers and 9,000 Verdigris Valley Electric Cooperative customers. OAEC also reports 1,218 electric poles destroyed.
Municipal Electric Systems of Oklahoma reports about 15,000 customers without power in Miami, Mannford, Stroud, Collinsville, Skiatook, Pryor and Cushing.