Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Situation Update 9
January 30, 2010, 3:45 p.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 across the state. 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 and the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture Food and Forestry.
The Oklahoma Corporation Commission reports 125,904 homes and businesses are without electric service due to the winter storm, which includes the following.
PSO reports 47,222 customers without power including those in:
Chickasha area - 12,918
Duncan area - 3,941
Hobart area - 6,061
Lawton area - 19,824
Okmulgee/Henryetta area - 597
Tipton area - 3,775
The Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority reports 16,532 customers without power in:
The Oklahoma Association of Electric Cooperatives reports 53,799 customers without power in:
Caddo Electric, Binger -- 6,198
Canadian Valley Electric, Seminole -- 9,000
Cotton Electric, Walters -- 14,362
East Central OK Electric, Okmulgee -- 2,600
Harmon Electric Association, Hollis -- 3,303
Kiwash Electric, Cordell -- 2,000
Northfork Electric, Sayre -- 500
Oklahoma Electric, Norman -- 1,792
Ozarks Electric, Stilwell, Fayetteville -- 84
People’s Electric, Ada -- 5,160
Rural Electric, Lindsay -- 5,800
SW Rural Electric, Tipton -- 3,000
OG&E reports 8,351 customers (including 1,616 in Ada and 641 in Seminole) are without service.