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Power outages remain across Bossier, ArkLaTex


SWEPCO crews are working to restore power as safely and quickly as possible to the 22,000 customers in the Ark-La-Tex who remain without power after overnight storms broke utility poles, downed wires, and toppled trees.

The SWEPCO outage map still has nearly 20 reported outage cases in east Bossier City and Haughton, more than a dozen in north Bossier and Benton, and more than a dozen in the southern part of Bossier Parish.

The National Weather Service has reported gusts of wind up to 59 miles per hour were recorded in Bossier City.

At the peak, about 29,300 customers were without power. Extensive damage has been reported in Benton and Haughton, Louisiana, and Kilgore and Longview, Texas.

Visit SWEPCO.com to view an outage map, report outages, and find additional safety information.

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