Hundreds without power in Midland Tuesday morning

Outages come after strong wind and rain move through parts of the area
Published: Jun. 23, 2020 at 4:15 AM CDT|Updated: Jun. 23, 2020 at 9:16 AM CDT
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(KOSA) - UPDATE - 9:15 a.m. 6/23/2020

The Oncor Stormcenter Outage map shows that there are still over 670 customers without power Tuesday morning in west Midland.

The area in Midland that is impacted the most is in the residential area near Highway 191 and Highway 158 with at least 260 customers impacted there. The map shows the cause to be equipment failure.

Nearby, off west Loop 250 near Highway 191, there are over 400 customers without power also due to equipment failure.

Throughout the early morning hours, crews have been restoring power across the area, including the part of Midland that is heavily impacted.

No time of restoration is given on the map.

Original story:

There are over a thousand Oncor customers without power to start off Tuesday morning after storms roll through the area.

The largest outage in the Permian Basin appears to be in western Midland with over 830 customers without power as of 4:15 a.m. Tuesday, this information is coming from the Oncor Stormcenter Outage map.

There are also over 100 customers without power in the Big Spring area.

Time of restoration for outages vary between cities and areas, the causes of the outages are also uncertain but come after strong wind and rain rolled through West Texas Monday evening into early Tuesday morning.

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