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Ozark Electric Reporting 1,600 Power Outages From Overnight Storms

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Ozark Electric Reporting 1,600 Power Outages From Overnight Storms

By Don Louzader. CREATED Jun 28, 2013

Many folks in Republic, Battlefield, Nixa, Ozark and Springfield are still without electricity this morning after severe thunderstorms moved through overnight.

A spokeswoman with Ozark Electric Cooperative says as of 8:45 a.m., about 1,600 weather related outages are impacting customers in mainly Greene and Christian Counties.

The outage count is down from about 5,000 plus early this morning, and crews have been working around the clock to get electricity restored.

One of the problems, though, is damage to the system, and that means it may take several more hours to get everyone back online.

For updates on the outage situation, you can go to www.ozarkelectric.com, click on "Operations", then "Outages", then click on "Current Outages." 

Don Louzader

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I’ve been a member of the KTTS News Team since 1995, and have been news director since 2004.