Bossier City's Shady Grove neighborhood is among areas where storms July 3 downed trees and utility lines. (Source: KSLA News 12)
"Thank the Lord. Thank the Lord. Because if it hadn't been for Him, we wouldn't be here," Texarkana, Texas, resident Mary Graves said after a tree fell on her house, pinning her down on the back porch. (Source: KSLA News 12)
SWEPCO crews worked through the night to restore power to 1,200 customers across East Texas, Southwest Arkansas and Northwest Louisiana. (Source: SWEPCO via Twitter)
Some ArkLaTex residents are expected to spend at least part of their Fourth of July holiday without electricity.
Severe thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon and evening downed trees and utility lines throughout the area.
SWEPCO crews are still working to restore power to about remaining 5,000 customers without service after Tuesday's high winds knocked down poles and trees.
Crews worked through the night to restore power to about 1,200 customers across East Texas, Southwest Arkansas and Northwest Louisiana.
#SWEPCO overnight crews arrive back to the dock this morning as day crews prepare to head out to restore power to the remaining 5,000 customers without service. We appreciate your patience as our crews work as safely and quickly as possible to get the lights on. pic.twitter.com/fadYXEFLql