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Weathering the Storm
Power outages during storms can raise dangers you don’t expect.
Power line that has fallen down on a neighborhood road
Stay Away from Downed Lines
Downed power lines could be live, so always stay away. If a person or object is in contact with a power line, keep your distance—the electric current could flow through you. If your vehicle is in contact with a power line, stay inside the car and warn others stay away. Call 911 immediately in either of these situations.
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Stay Warm During Winter Outages

If you lose power during cold weather, open your curtains and blinds to let the sun warm the space. Cover windows at night to minimize heat loss. Place heaters on a hard, non-combustible surface. If the indoor temperature drops to 55°F, open faucets slightly so they drip to prevent pipes from freezing. Never use a gas range or charcoal for indoor heating.

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Keep Cool During Summer Outages

To avoid the heat and prevent heat-related illnesses during summer outages, close drapes and blinds on the sunny side of your home. During the day, go to an air-conditioned building like a shopping mall. Drink plenty of cool liquids even if you don’t feel thirsty. Eat light—opt for foods high in water content like fruits, salads and soups.  Take baths and showers to stay cool.

OG&E Cool Zones -- Metro OKC area

OG&E Cool Zones Outside the OKC Metro

Learn How to Prepare for an Outage and Stay Safe

Report Your Outage

If your power goes out, you can either submit a report online, call 405-272-9595 (OKC) or 800-522-6870 (all other areas), or text OUT to 32001—if you’re signed up for myOGEalerts.

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Sign Up for myOGEalerts

With myOGEalerts, you can receive text, phone or email alerts to stay informed and report outages. You can also receive outage notifications, restoration updates, and restoration confirmation.

Check Our Outage Map

When outages occur that affect 50 or more customers, our System Watch Map provides real-time outage data, including the outage area and the number of customers affected.

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Current Outages

See detailed information about outages currently affecting our service area.

Related to Severe Weather
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Before the Storm
Storm severity can surprise us, so knowing how to stay safe is important. Don't end up without essential supplies or rushing to prepare at the last minute.
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After the Storm
We follow a specific plan to restore electric service, starting with safety.
Tree at an OG&E plant that’s been preserved and protected
Vegetation Management
Trees that grow into OG&E power lines can cause outages, create safety hazards and drain electricity off the electrical system.