AEP: Thousands in the Valley without power due to overnight storm
Thousands of AEP customers in the Valley are without power Wednesday afternoon following severe overnight storms.
About 8,744 customers in the Valley were without power as of 3:27 P.m.
Eladio Jaimez, a spokesperson with AEP, says crews are currently working to restore power.
RIO GRANDE VALLEY — (1/3) Our crews have restored power to approximately 73% of customers left without electric service after storms with lightning and straight line winds reaching as high as 80 miles per hour in some areas moved through the RGV late Tuesday. pic.twitter.com/HXIB7q6rxk— AEP Texas (@AEPTexas) May 12, 2021
AEP customers are encouraged to download the AEP mobile app to report outages and keep track of restoration, Jaimez said.