Strong storms knock out power for thousands

Tuesday, June 12, 2012 - 9:59am

Crews are working to clean up downed trees and power lines after strong storms swept across the Ark-La-Tex last night.

A portion of road at the intersection of Linwood Avenue and Barrow Road in Shreveport is temporarily closed while crews work to clear fallen power lines.

SWEPCO representatives say thousands are still without power in Caddo and Bossier Parishes. There's no timetable yet for when all power will be restored.

Listed below are the current power outages, according to SWEPCO's website:

Bowie County - 1,731

Caddo Parish - 3,340

Bossier Parish - 749

Webster Parish - 298

DeSoto Parish - 572

Sabine Parish - 104

Miller County - 170

Little River County- 134

Hempstead County - 156


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