Electrical Power to be Restored by Sunday

May 25, 2013

OG&E reports that it expects to have power restored Sunday, May 26, to those customers in tornado damaged areas that are able to accept electric service.  However, customers in the Moore, Norman and south Oklahoma City area may experience temporary outages during the next several days as the company works to replace temporary repairs with permanent ones.

Any OG&E customer still without power Sunday evening is urged to call 272-9595 to report their outage; even those that previously reported their outage are asked to call. OG&E customer-walk-up centers in storm-damaged neighborhoods will remain open as needed to address customer questions and concerns. Centers are located at First Baptist Church of Moore at 301 NE 27thand at the Super Wal-Mart at 501 SW 19th.

Customers without power also are urged to inspect their electric meter base, where power is delivered to their home or place of business.  In some cases, damage to private property is the reason for a power outage.  In such a case, repairs by a certified electrician may be required before power can be restored.

At the peak of the May 20 storm, more than 41,000 OG&E customers were without power.  That number has been reduced to approximately 5,000, which includes several thousand that will be unable to accept power.