SPP implements emergency protocols Temps above freezing this weekend

  • Above, Icicles hang from the overhang of buildings in Weatherford Towne Centre. The Weatherford area received about 4 additional inches of snow Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, with drifts at least a foot high. Phillip Reid/WDN
  • Above, the John Hays Administration Building is shown as snow falls Tuesday afternoon. SWOSU conducted classes online for Wednesday and will continue online through Friday. As of press time, the university plans for in-person learning Monday. Provided
  • At right, areas of town, including here near Kansas and Main had piles of snow where businesses had plowed their parking lots before Tuesday night’s snowfall. Phillip Reid/WDN
Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO) implemented an emergency load reduction plan at the request of the organization responsible for managing the regional electricity grid, the Southwestern Power Pool (SPP). As a result, PSO began a required series of service interruptions, lasting about 2 hours, for some customers. These planned outages reduced the risk of lengthy, widespread outages and…

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