Tuesday's storms have led to power outages across northeast Oklahoma impacted thousands after Tuesday night's storms. Those numbers have been significantly reduced by Wednesday afternoon.
Public Service Company of Oklahoma reported around 4,000 customers without power early Wednesday morning. Most of those were in Tulsa County with the rest in Nowata, Osage and Washington counties.
As of 1:45 p.m., there are just under 1,200 customers without power in the Tulsa area.
Crews continue working to restore power- we expect power to be back on by 2 pm. Getting extra help from TX, AR & TN. pic.twitter.com/277DgDCYAl— Public Service Co. (@PSOklahoma) April 27, 2016
OG&E is reporting a number of outages as well. The biggest power outage is in the McIntosh County community of Checotah. The utility reported around 1,800 customers without power. It was down to 726 early Wednesday afternoon.
Other communities impacted by power outages served by OG&E include Bristow, Drumright, Sapulpa, Muskogee, Bixby and Gore.
Verdigris Valley Electric Cooperative at one time reported around 1,900 customers without power. Those customers were in northern Nowata and Washington counties.
The number was reduced to 59 customers in their service area at 2 p.m. Wednesday.