May 24 Tornado Damage - Update #1

Update #1: 9:30 p.m. - May 24

As of this time, three substations remain without service in the WFEC service territory. These include Hinton, Cashion and Canna. Transmission lines and structures are down in the vicinity of these substations. The Canna substation, which was just recently put into service in the Concho & Calumet area, was completely destroyed in the storm passing through the area on Tuesday afternoon.

A specific number of transmission structures downed by the storm is not yet available as damage assessment was continuing into the late evening hours. Crews will be working round-the-clock to make repairs and continue further assessments,

Further information will be posted by 10 a.m. on Wednesday, or when new information becomes available with the daylight hours.