Power Outage in El Campo, TX

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CenterPoint Energy
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AEP Texas
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Wharton County Elec Coop, Inc
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(979) 543-6271
Jackson Electric Coop, Inc, TX
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(361) 771-4400

El Campo Power Outages Caused by Weather


September 13, 2021 - Tropical Storm

Hurricane Nicholas produced a period tropical storm force sustained winds and gusts. There were numerous power outages, trees downed and minor damage to some structures and roofs.

February 15, 2021 - Cold/Wind Chill

Very cold air and gusty winds overspread SE Texas behind an Arctic front with wind chill indices from near zero to single digits for much the period from Sunday night to Tuesday morning. Increased power demand, wind and ice led to widespread power outages. Bursting pipes caused many to be without water as well.

June 6, 2019 - Thunderstorm Wind

Near Spanish Camp, there was trailer damage, trees were uprooted, 2x4's were wedged into the ground and there was debris on power lines.

Spanish Camp - Spanish Camp
February 14, 2017 - Tornado

This EF-0 tornado touched just west of the intersection of North Richmond Street and Highway 59 Business along the north side of town and continued east for about a mile. A broad swath of uprooted and damaged trees and downed power lines around 200 yards in width continued to near County Road 135. Tree fall damage was mostly towards the west-northwest with a few along the left portion of the track falling towards the southeast in a convergent pattern. Nearly all the damage was along the right side of the track which is consistent with a fast moving, weak tornado. Separate swath of damage to homes and trees about 1 to 2 miles away near the Junior High School seemed more consistent with a microburst to the right of the tornado track. Estimated peak winds were 75 mph.

Wharton Jct - Wharton Jct
February 14, 2017 - Thunderstorm Wind

Power lines were downed near the intersection of West Norris Street and West Loop Street.

El Campo - El Campo


Democrat Beto O'Rourke takes his shot with Texas voters again - CBS News

O'Rouke has been driving throughout the state, trying to build a coalition similar to the one he had in 2018, when he narrowly lost to Ted Cruz. But this is 2022.

Nov 5, 2022

As peak wildfire season nears, new microgrid in Campo promises some relief from power outages for locals - The San Diego Union-Tribune

New microgrid promises some relief from power outages for folks in Campo. SDG&E scheduled to begin operations of solar and battery-powered microgrid next month

Jun 7, 2022

Column: Texas officials promote fossil fuels over fixing grid

Texas officials produce statistics about the foundering electric grid that mislead the public on the best fixes.

May 18, 2022

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Power Outage FAQs

What is Power Outage?

Power outage (also called a power cut, a power blackout, power failure or a blackout) is a short-term or a long-term loss of the electric power to a particular area.

What Causes Power Outages?

  • Severe weather (high winds, lightning, winter storms, heat waves, rain or flooding can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
  • Other damage to electric transmission lines (vehicle accidents, trees, and animals can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
  • Repairing, maintenance or upgrades on power lines and equipment.

What are the Top Outage Safety Tips?

  • Stay away from the downed power lines, park vehicles in protected areas;
  • Unplug appliances and electronics, limit cell phone use to conserve battery life;
  • Use portable generators outdoors only, well away from open windows and doors;
  • Pack perishable foods into a cooler, keep refrigerator and freezer doors shut as much as possible.

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El Campo, Texas

City El Campo
County Wharton
State Texas (TX)
Country United States
Zip Codes 77437

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