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SWEPCO Storm Update #5 | More than 930 SWEPCO employees, contractors restoring power


More than 930 SWEPCO and contract employees are working to quickly restore power to approximately 12,400 customers who remain without power after severe storms on Tuesday and Wednesday. At the peak, approximately 65,000 customers were without power.

As of 7 a.m. today (Thursday), customers without power include:

11,300 in Louisiana
1,100 in East Texas
We estimate power will be restored to 95% of customers by these times:


Shreveport: 5 p.m. Saturday, April 16
Bossier City: 5 p.m. Saturday, April 16
Haughton: 5 p.m. Saturday, April 16
Vivian: noon Friday, April 15
Mansfield: 10 p.m. today
East Texas

Longview: 5 p.m. today
Gladewater: 10 p.m. today

We’ve restored service to customers in Lockesburg and Nashville in Arkansas, Natchitoches and Hornbeck in Louisiana, and Carthage, Gilmer, Kilgore, Marshall and Mineola in East Texas.

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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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