LATEST: Branson, Nixa Storm Recovery

MAR. 1, 1:45 P.M. CT

The tireless work of Suddenlink’s crews have allowed us to make substantial progress in restoring service after yesterday’s tornado. As of 1:45 p.m. today, more than 90 percent of Branson customers were receiving service. Our crews will continue their efforts, in coordination with the power company.

MAR. 1, 10:50 A.M. CT

Since yesterday evening, Nixa has returned to a relatively normal state of affairs, and we’re approaching 73 percent restoration in Branson. Suddenlink crews continue to work as quickly as they’re cleared to do so by power-company officials.

We will provide further updates as they become available.

FEB. 29, 5:45 P.M. CT

Suddenlink crews continue to work as quickly as they’re cleared to do so by power-company officials in both Branson and Nixa.

While there has been no change to the Nixa figure reported earlier this afternoon, we estimate that approximately 71 percent of Branson-area customers are now receiving Suddenlink services, up 10 percentage points since this morning.

We will provide further updates tomorrow.

FEB. 29, 1:25 P.M. CT

Suddenlink crews are making progress, working as quickly as they’re cleared to do so by power-company officials. As of 12:30 p.m. today, we estimate that approximately 65 percent of Branson-area customers were receiving Suddenlink services, up 5 percentage points since this morning.

The damage in Nixa was less severe. There, we estimate that nearly 80 percent of customers are receiving service.

Please stay tuned for another update later today.

FEB. 29, 10:00 A.M. CT

As many of you know by now, a tornado struck Branson, Mo., in the early hours this morning. Suddenlink personnel started surveying damage before dawn, and crews stand ready to begin needed repairs as soon as they are cleared to do so by local power-company officials.

Suddenlink’s main technical facility serving the area continues to operate. Based on early estimates, at least 60 percent of local customers are still receiving services. We will provide further updates as more information becomes available. Our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected by this storm.