UPDATE: Electricity restored in Kingfisher and Geary, Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority reports

More than 37,000 power outages were reported in northwest Oklahoma Tuesday morning, but repairs are being made. In central Oklahoma, more than 2,600 outages were reported Tuesday morning.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: February 26, 2013 at 4:02 pm •  Published: February 26, 2013
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The Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority spokesman Drake Rice said power has been out to 5,700 customers in Fairview, Waynoka, Watonga, Goltry, Geary and Okeene. Power to Kingfisher also went out, but the city is running on its backup system, Rice said.

 

11:05 a.m. Power remains out for more than 20,000 electric customers in Enid, the Oklahoma Gas & Electric Co. website shows.

The Cimarron Electric Cooperative reports there is no timeline for when repairs will be made for its electric customers in northwest Oklahoma.

Cimarron Electric reports the main power line to the Hennessey, Dover, Twin Lakes, Cashion, and Reeding electric substations is down. As soon as the line is repaired, power should be restored to Dover, Crescent, Cashion, Guthrie, Piedmont and north Edmond areas that remain without power, Cimarron Electric reports.

5 a.m. — High winds in Monday's winter blizzard downed power lines and caused a citywide outage Monday night, a police dispatcher said.

“Power is out just about everywhere,” the dispatcher said Tuesday morning.

More than 21,000 homes and businesses in Enid are without power, according to Oklahoma Gas & Electric Co.

In northwest Oklahoma, OG&E reports 33,286 power outages, including 21,101 in Enid.

Power is out to nearly every home and business Tuesday morning in Blaine County, a sheriff's dispatcher said.

The Monday blizzard knocked out power to Watonga, a Blaine County city of more than 4,600 people, the dispatcher said. A shelter has been set up at Watonga City Hall, the dispatcher said. Watonga is primarily served by Cimarron Electric Cooperative.

There also are more than 1,500 power outages reported in Woodward County, emergency management director Matt Lehenbauer said.

In central Oklahoma, Crescent had 1,664 power outages Tuesday. There are 2,824 reported outages in central Oklahoma.

Check back to NewsOK.com for weather-related updates.

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