Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Situation Update 11
January 30, 2010, 9 p.m.
WINTER STORM CONTINUES TO IMPACT STATE
Power outage and shelter 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 108,132 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 15,108 customers without power in:
The Oklahoma Association of Electric Cooperatives reports 40,705 customers without power in:
Caddo Electric, Binger -- 6,839
Canadian Valley Electric, Seminole -- 7,598
Cotton Electric, Walters -- 9,502
East Central OK Electric, Okmulgee -- 900
Harmon Electric Association, Hollis -- 3,303
Kiwash Electric, Cordell -- 2,000
Northfork Electric, Sayre -- 195
Oklahoma Electric, Norman -- 940
Ozarks Electric, Stilwell, Fayetteville -- 0
People’s Electric, Ada -- 3,028
Rural Electric, Lindsay -- 4,900
Southwest Rural Electric, Tipton -- 1,500
OG&E reports 5,097 customers (including 916 in Ada and 688 in Wewoka) are without service.
SHELTERS AND MASS FEEDING
The following 35 shelters and nine warming centers remain open:
Ada – Lazer Zone Family Fun Center, 14601 CR 3544
Altus – First Baptist Church, 300 N. Main
Altus – Altus Community Center, 401 Falcon Rd
Anadarko -- First Baptist Church, 700 W. Petree Rd.
Apache – Clark Community Center, 301 E. Evans St
Asher -- First Baptist Church, 109 E. Main St
Brindle – Brindle Corner, 20107 E. Robinson Hwy 9
Canton -- Canton Town Hall, 207 N. Garfield
Carnegie – First Assembly of God Church, 715 E. Oklahoma
Carnegie – Kiowa Complex, 100 Kiowa Way
Carnegie -- Carnegie Elementary School, 202 West 4th St.
Chickasha - Grady County Fairgrounds, 500 East Choctaw
Concho -- Concho Community Hall, 200 Wolf Robe Circle
Cyril – Cyril Senior Center, 3 Ohio St
Duncan - Stephens County Fairgrounds, 2002 S 13th Street
Elgin – Elgin Fire Department, I-44 & Hwy 271
Elmore City – First Baptist Church, 107 S Texas Ave.
Granite – Granite Public Schools, 206 Parker
Hobart - First Methodist Church, 201 S. Washington
Hollis -- Hollis Civic Center, 208 W. Jones
Lawton – Hunting Horse Methodist, SW 25th & E Ave.
Lawton -- Cameron Baptist Church, 2621 SW C Ave.
Lawton – Comanche Tribe Elder Center, 1107 SW H Ave.
Lindsay -- Calvary Baptist Church, 5th and Chickasaw
Mangum - Church of New Beginnings, 408 North Tittle Ave.
Maysville – First Baptist Church, 300 Ripley St
Paoli – Paoli Senior Citizens Center, 408 W. Davis
Pauls Valley – Garvin County Fair Barn, 1401 N Willow
Purcell -- Multi-Purpose Center, 1400 Chandler Rd
Roosevelt – First Baptist Church
Rush Springs – Rush Springs Fire Department, 110 N. 3rd
Seiling -- Community Building
Snyder – First Baptist Church, 729 E Street
Tipton – First Baptist Church, 300 E. Davis Ave.
Watonga – Watonga Community Center
Anadarko – First Baptist Church, 700 Petree
Blanchard – Pioneer Telephone Bldg, 101 E. Veteran’s Memorial Highway
El Dorado -- El Dorado Community Center, 514 W. Main
El Dorado -- El Dorado School, 116 N. 7th
Hobart -- First United Methodist, 201 S. Washington
McAlester – Salvation Army Office, 400 N. A Street
Seminole – Seminole City Hall, 420 Reid St.
Woodward -- Woodward American Red Cross Chapter, 1209 Ninth Street
Wynnewood - First Baptist Church, 1515 E. Robert S. Kerr Blvd.
An open warming center is capable of turning into a shelter at any time if officials determine a need for overnight sheltering.