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Swepco Power

The storm that passed through our neck of the woods early this morning left a pretty wide swath of downed trees and power line issues behind it.

Due to the damages, Southwestern Electric Power Company is reporting at this writing at 5:20 am on Friday, May 28 that there are 27,128 SWEPCO customers without power.

Caddo Parish is currently reporting 8,124 customers without power. Bossier Parish shows 13,140. There are 1,824 in Harrison County, Texas.

Dispelling the rumored "Barksdale Bubble", the heaviest hit area appears to extend from Barksdale Air Force Base to near Lake Bistineau.

If you happen to be one of the unfortunate people awakening to the darkness this morning here's how SWEPCO suggests that you make them aware of your outage.

How to Report, Track Outages

  • Log on to to report an outage and to sign up for text and email updates, including an estimated time of restoration.
  • Use the SWEPCO app, available for download via the App Store or Google Play.
  • Call 1-888-218-3919 to report your outage.
  • Visit to find detailed information without logging into your account.

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