Isolated Power Outages Reported Throughout Area After Storms
CRAWFORD COUNTY (KFSM) — About 2,100 people near Cedarville started early Thursday without power after a line of thunderstorms moved through the area, and power outages continued intermittently region-wide throughout the morning.
Arkansas Valley Electric Cooperative’s outage map showed 2,107 customers without power north of Cedarville near Highway 59 and Lee Creek Road.
An overnight dispatcher with the utility confirmed the power outage but did not have an estimated time as to when power would be restored. By 8 a.m., the utility’s outage map showed Cedarville had its power restored, but new outages were reported in Poteau, Oklahoma (120); and Scott County (783) and Yell County (30) just south of Blue Mountain Lake, both in Arkansas.
Ozarks Electric Cooperative Corporation reported 855 out in the area of Westville, Oklahoma. They also reported 119 customers out in Benton and Washington counties in Arkansas. Power was restored to all of those areas by 8 a.m.
SWEPCO reported 41 without power in Springdale early Thursday. Restoration was estimated to be by 7:30 a.m., but was then moved to 10:30 a.m.
OG&E reported about 50 people without power in Gore, Oklahoma, and 62 without power in Warner, Oklahoma. By 8 a.m., power had been restored to those areas, but 181 in Poteau, Oklahoma, were without power.