CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS — AEP Texas continues to restore electricity to customers left without power in the Rio Grande Valley area.
The energy company said flooding and standing water have slowed progress in certain locations.
In a news release, AEP stated, "We appreciate customers’ patience and understanding as we work to restore service to those impacted as safely and as quickly as possible. Our crews will continue to work tirelessly until they restore electric service to all customers who can receive power."
Outages and Estimated Times of Restoration (ETRs)
As of 6 a.m. Wednesday, the number of outages in Rio Grande Valley totaled approximately 16,730, down from 152,400 in the Rio Grande Valley on Sunday morning.
Here is a list of the following cities and surrounding areas:
Rio Grande Valley District
- Pharr – 1,100; ETR: Friday, July 31, 9 p.m.
- McAllen – 1,350; ETR: Friday, July 31, 9 p.m.
- Mission – 2,800; ETR: Saturday, August 1, 9 p.m.
- Harlingen – 1,265; ETR: Friday, July 31, 9 p.m.
- San Benito – 4,000; ETR: Friday, July 31, 9 p.m. UPDATED
- Weslaco – 3,600; ETR: Saturday, August 1, 9 p.m. UPDATED
- Edinburg – 2,000; ETR: Saturday, August 1, 9 p.m.
- Rio Grande City – 600; ETR: Friday, July 31, 9 p.m.
ETRs are projections. Some customers may see their power restored earlier.