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Oklahomans respond to Northeast blizzard

Oklahoman Modified: February 9, 2013 at 12:04 pm •  Published: February 9, 2013

The massive snowstorm sweeping across the Northeast has left at least 664,000 homes and businesses without electricity from Maine to Pennsylvania.

Officials say wet, heavy snow and high winds snapped power lines in eight states.

Massachusetts has been hardest hit, with more than 400,000 utility customers without power Saturday morning. Snow totals ranging from 17 to 28 inches have been reported across the state.

Meanwhile, some Oklahomans are already on the east coast ready to lend a helping hand. BBC Electric sent more than 100 line workers to Massachusetts in preparation of Nemo.

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