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SWEPCO restoring power after severe storms

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Nearly 46,000 SWEPCO customers are without power after severe weather swept through the Ark-La-Tex overnight.

Damage assessors have reported downed power lines and fallen trees throughout the area.

Remember to stay away and keep children and pets away from downed lines. Treat all downed power lines as if they are energized and dangerous.

As of 6 a.m. today, about 40,000 customers in Northwest Louisiana and 8,400 customers in East Texas are without power. At the peak, about 65,000 customers were without power.

The hardest-hit areas are Shreveport, Bossier City and Haughton in Louisiana, and Longview and Gladewater in East Texas.

Estimated restoration times for East Texas are 5 p.m. today. We’ll share more information as soon as it becomes available.

SWEPCO.com/Alerts for text or email alerts
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SWEPCO.com/Outages/Report
1-888-218-3919 to report hazards
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About Southwestern Electric Power Co. (SWEPCO)

SWEPCO, an American Electric Power (Nasdaq: AEP) company, serves more than 543,000 customers in Northwest and Central Louisiana, Northeast Texas and the Texas Panhandle, and Western Arkansas. SWEPCO’s headquarters are in Shreveport, La. News releases and other information about SWEPCO can be found at SWEPCO.com.

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