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Widespread power outages repaired across the Coastal Bend during heavy rainfall

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Posted at 10:38 AM, May 13, 2023
and last updated 2023-05-14 00:09:02-04

Update: May 13, 10:58 p.m.

AEP work crews have restored power for customers across the Coastal Bend, including Skidmore, Orange Grove, Odem, Sinton, Portland, Calallen, Corpus Christi, Ingleside, and many other areas.

Nearly 3,000 customers had their power restored in Corpus Christi alone.
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Original: May 13, 10:38 a.m.

Inclement weather, including heavy rainfall, lightning, and thunder in parts of South Texas, has left hundreds of people without power Saturday morning.

"Crews are restoring electric service to approximately 10,100 customers in our service territory after a strong system moved across Texas early Saturday," tweeted AEP.

The largest groups of customer outages by region are in the RGV, with 5,000 outages, and Corpus Christi, with 2,500 outages. The largest power outage in the Coastal Bend being reported is in Aransas Pass, with 206 customer outages in that vicinity. AEP Texas estimates the power to be restored in Aransas Pass around 8 p.m. Saturday night.

With severe weather throughout the state of Texas, there are currently over 1 million customers without power as of Saturday, May 13, at 10:36 a.m.

For more information on power outages in your area, visit the AEP map here.