Strong winds this afternoon caused scattered power outages in the Tulsa area. At one point, several thousand PSO customers lost power. There were reports of lines down in the area of 36th & Hudson, causing nearly a thousand people to lose electricity. A feeder line knocked out power to another thousand homes and businesses in Northwest Tulsa. In all, more than four thousand homes and businesses, including St. John Hospital briefly, lost power. Crews worked throughout the afternoon to restore most of the outages. To report a problem to PSO or track the status of repairs, click here.
Update 3:28 pm: PSO's outage tracker indicates that 4,239 customers (1.6%) in Tulsa County are without power.