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SWEPCO prepares for overnight storm


SWEPCO is ramping up its workforce and making other preparations to respond to power outages that may be caused by the forecasted storm across most of SWEPCO’s three-state service territory.

The storms are forecasted to bring wind gusts of up to 60 mph late Friday and early Saturday morning. SWEPCO has closely monitored the developing storm system for several days; crews are positioned to safely restore power to customers as quickly as possible.

Always assume that any downed utility line is energized. Stay away from any downed line. Report it immediately to SWEPCO at 1-888-218-3919, or call 911.


How to report, track outages

  • Use the SWEPCO app, available for download via the App Store or Google Play.
  • Call 1-888-218-3919 to report your outage.
  • Sign up for text and email updates, including estimated time of restoration, at SWEPCO.com/Alerts.
  • Visit SWEPCO.com/OutageMap to find detailed information without logging into your account

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