Storms Knockout Power to Parts of River Valley
Severe storms left parts of the River Valley in the dark Friday morning (Aug. 9). Storms knocked out power to 1,060 in Poteau, Okla. overnight.
Dispatchers with the Poteau Police Dept. said the storms knocked out power to most of the southside of town.
Many stoplights went out as the storms went through.
In Franklin County, 319 residents lost power in Ozark. However, that power was restored by 6:30 a.m.
Crawford County residents are now reporting several outages, with more than 500 outages reported in Mountainburg.
Most of Sebastian County managed to keep power on, but some outages were reported in Greenwood shortly before 7 a.m.