Over a Thousand Green Country Residents Still Without Power Sunday


Saturday, August 6th 2011, 11:11 pm
By: News On 6


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TULSA, Oklahoma -- Public Service Company of Oklahoma says fewer than 2,000 area residents are still without power Sunday.

The worst damage to power lines is in the area between Lewis Avenue and Sheridan Road and from 31st Street to Admiral Boulevard. Stan Whiteford with PSO said they should have the majority of customers back online Sunday with a few who won't be connected until sometime Monday.

The powerful thunderstorm moved into the area Saturday evening packed powerful winds that knocked down several power lines. About 19,000 customers were without electricity at the peak of the outage.

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PSO said extensive damage in some neighborhoods is slowing repair efforts. 

Temperatures are expected to reach about 107 Sunday.

8/6/2011 Related Story: Downed Power Lines, Power Outages Reported After Storm Hits Tulsa

Keep checking back to this story for updates, and News On 6 reporter Emily Baucum will have more in the 5:30 and 10 p.m. newscasts.