Thousands In Area Without Power

CRAWFORD COUNTY (KFSM) — Thousands of residents throughout the River Valley area are without power.

Several OG&E and Arkansas Valley Electric Cooperative customers are experiencing power outages due to severe weather.

As of 7:45 p.m., Arkansas Valley Electric Cooperative is reporting 1,626 without power in Sebastian County, 334 without power in LeFlore, 163 without power in Franklin County and 641 in Crawford County. A total of 3,238 customers are without power.

At the same time, OG&E reports 56 without power in Lavaca, 2,936 without power in Mountainburg, 71 without power in Ozark, and 308 without power in Poteau. A total of 3,836 customers are without power.

Southwestern Electric Power Company reported 278 without power in the River Valley as of 7:45 p.m. and 120 in Northwest Arkansas, for a total of 398 without power in the region.

This is a developing story.