SWEPCO responds to tornado damage in Fruitvale, Texas area

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A tornado damaged SWEPCO facilities in the Mineola and Fruitvale areas of East Texas on April 29. Continue reading “SWEPCO responds to tornado damage in Fruitvale, Texas area”

Restoration continues through Sunday, 3/26


Strong thunderstorms moved through SWEPCO’s East Texas and Louisiana service areas Friday night (March 24). At 10:45am there are 11,000 customers without power. Hardest hit areas are Marshall and Carthage Texas, and Vivian, Haughton, Many, Mansfield and Natchitoches, La.

Estimated times of restoration are:
Vivian: 9pm 3/25; Haughton: 5pm 3/25; Logansport: 5pm 3/25; Hornbeck: 11:59pm 3/25; Natchitoches: noon 3/26; Mansfield: noon 3/26; Marshall: 10pm 3/26; Carthage/Tatum: 10pm 3/25

Photo from Marshall, Texas.

SWEPCO Alerts keep you in the know


Severe storms are hitting our service area. If your electric service is interrupted, you can be sure that we will make every effort to restore service as quickly and safely as possible. You may report your outage to 1-888-218-3919 at any time, or online at SWEPCO.com. Sign up for mobile outage updates to receive texts or emails about your home at SWEPCO.com/Alerts. Continue reading “SWEPCO Alerts keep you in the know”

SWEPCO Restoring Power in Valley

Storms with high winds moved through SWEPCO’s Louisiana service area, impacting a peak of 14,000 customers at 2 a.m. Friday, May 27. Hardest hit is the company’s Valley District, where 6,000 customers were out of power at the peak of the storms at 1 a.m. in the Hornbeck area, and 4,000 were out of electricity in the Natchitoches area at the peak of 5 a.m. Friday.

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Severe storms pound Texarkana area Monday night

(1:45 p.m. Tuesday, May 10) Severe storms with high winds and tornado-like activity roared through the I-30 corridor near Texarkana Monday night, causing a peak of 10,000 outages by 11:59 p.m. Monday night, May 9. As of 8 a.m. Tuesday, May 10, there were 7,500 customers without power, including 5,000 on damaged circuits out of the Richmond Road Substation. Continue reading “Severe storms pound Texarkana area Monday night”