Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Situation Update 20
12-17-07, 6:15 a.m.
ICE STORM POWER OUTAGE UPDATE
Oklahoma Corporation Commission reports statewide 126,174 homes and businesses are without electric service.
AEP-PSO reports 39,663 customers without power, including 38,635 in the Tulsa metro area and 881 in Vinita.
OG&E reports 74,993 customers without power, including 69,373 in the Oklahoma City metro area and 2,950 in Sapulpa.
Oklahoma Association of Electric Cooperatives reports 6,718 rural electric customers without power including 3,750 Verdigris Valley Electric and 2,200 Northeast Oklahoma Electric customers. OAEC also reports 3,615 poles destroyed by the ice storm.
Municipal Electric Systems of Oklahoma reports about 3,900 customers without power in Collinsville, Cushing, Miami, Pryor, Skiatook and Stroud.
Empire District Electric Company reports about 900 customers without power in far northeast areas of the state.