More than 65,000 left without power as storms moved across ArkLaTex

That number has since fallen to 42,545, with more than half of those in Gregg County, Texas

More than 65,000 left without power as storms moved across ArkLaTex

SHREVEPORT/ BOSSIER PARISH, LA (KSLA) - More than 65,000 AEP-SWEPCO customers were without power Wednesday as storms moved across the ArkLaTex.

As of 10:30 p.m., that number stood at 42,545, with more than half of those in Gregg County, Texas.

Those include:

ARKANSAS 258

  • Hempstead Fewer than 5
  • Miller 200
  • Sebastian 26
  • Sevier 13
  • Washington 16

LOUISIANA 12,406

  • Bienville 296
  • Bossier 331
  • Caddo 4,497
  • DeSoto 2,581
  • Grant 99
  • Natchitoches 2,490
  • Rapides 191
  • Red River 1,117
  • Sabine 83
  • Vernon 61
  • Webster 8
  • Winn 189

TEXAS 29, 881

  • Bowie 97
  • Cass Fewer than 5
  • Franklin 146
  • Gregg 25,514
  • Hall Fewer than 5
  • Harrison 1,968
  • Morris 8
  • Panola 390
  • Rusk 603
  • Shelby 61
  • Smith 50
  • Upshur 1,025
  • Van Zandt 7
  • Wood 9

Students at several schools were sheltered in place, as well.

That later was lifted for all Caddo Parish schools.

But, according to a tweet from Bossier School District, all buses except Number 120 had been given the all clear to begin taking students home.

2 adults, 5 children escape serious injury when tree falls on house

A family of seven escaped serious injury Wednesday when a tree fell on their house in southwest Shreveport. It happened as storms passed over the Southern Hills area.

Meteorologists Jeff Castle and James Parish are tracking storms on air and online.

The KSLA First Alert Weather Team is your First Alert on the potential for severe weather and heavy rain this week. Here’s how you can stay up to date with the latest forecast:

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