Thousands of Oncor customers without power across West Texas

WEST TEXAS (KOSA) -- Thousands of Oncor customers are in the dark this evening from Orla to Sweetwater. Around 9,000 people were without power in and around Odessa and Midland as of 5:00 p.m.

High winds are blowing down power lines and blowing up transformers.

Oncor crews are out and about attempting to get everyone back on line.

If you would like to check out Oncor's latest outage map, click

here.