Behind the scenes look at Tulsa, OK power restoration

A line of severe thunderstorms moved through Northeast Oklahoma, bringing with them winds in excess of 70 miles per hour, snapping power lines and damaging transformers

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As many as 100,000 residential and commercial customers in Northeast Oklahoma, including Tulsa, woke up without electric power the morning of July 24. Public Service Co. of Oklahoma, a unit of American Electric Power (AEP), is reporting that it could take crews multiple days to restore power to all customers affected by the blackouts.

A line of severe thunderstorms moved through Northeast Oklahoma, bringing with them winds in excess of 70 miles per hour, snapped power lines and damage to transformers.

AEP-PSO reports some 86,000 customers without power. Oklahoma Gas and Electric (OG&E) said about 14,200 were without power.

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Linemen from around the country gather in Tulsa, Okla. to restore power to about 45,000 customers who are without electricity due to July 23 thunderstorm damage.

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