Severe Storms Knock Out Power To Thousands In Green Country


Sunday, May 17th 2015, 3:45 am
By: News On 6


Well after midnight, thousands of Green Country residents were without power due to the severe thunderstorms and at least one tornado that hit Saturday night.

Outages as of 2 a.m. Sunday:

OG&E outages in NE Oklahoma include: Muskogee, 2927;Sapulpa,164; Bristow and Boynton, less than 100.

PSO outages in NE Oklahoma: Tulsa County,14,110; Wagoner County, 21,805; Osage County,157; Mayes County,140; Okfuskee County, 3,141; Rogers County,1,285.

Rural outages:

Verdigris Valley Electric Cooperative has 2,198 customers without power in Northeastern Oklahoma. These are scattered but include the Sperry, Turley and Skiatook areas, a large part of central Osage County, areas around Bartlesville and Dewey, Collinsville and Owasso, Claremore and Oologah and the area south of Coffeyville.

Lake Region Electric has a large area of outages from just east of Coweta to Wagoner to Cherokee County. Their total is 491 customers.

Northeast Oklahoma Electric Cooperative has 1,873 customers without power in a widely scattered area from north of Pryor to Grand Lake.

Indian Electric Cooperative has 497 customers without. They cover spots from near Tulsa and well to the west.