Apr 3, 2013 8:57 AM
HOUSTON - Thousands of people in the Houston area have lost electricity in overnight storms.
CenterPoint Energy early Wednesday reported about 4,600 homes and businesses without electricity. Crews worked to restore power after outages that originally topped more than 17,000 customers.
The National Weather Service says the Houston forecast includes lingering thunderstorms Wednesday and a chance of showers through early Thursday.