Oklahoma City: Winter Storm Update from OG&E
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Published: 01-Jan-2021


A press release from OG&E was sent to The City Sentinel newspaper, CapitolBeatOK and other news organizations in the late afternoon on January 1, 2021. 

The release said: 


· Our 2,000-strong restoration workforce has restored power to more than 21,000 (78 percent) customers affected by the overnight winter storm.
· As of 4:15 p.m., 5,300 customers remain without power.


RESTORATION ESTIMATE


Crews will continue to restore power through the night and we expect restoration for all customers who can take power by Saturday night.

· As ice continues to melt, new outages are possible.
· Should new outages occur, previous outages will be restored first.
· Customers should check to make sure their home is able to take power.

CUSTOMER SAFETY TIPS

· Be safe and stay away from downed power lines.
· Crews are following COVID-19 preventative measures, including social distancing as they restore power.
· For your protection, do not post personal information such as addresses, account numbers, phone numbers, etc. on OGE social media channels.
· Please do not approach crews and utility vehicles in your neighborhood. Doing so could jeopardize your safety and will only delay the restoration process.
· Safety precautions should be followed when using a portable generator.

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