Power Outage in Harlingen, TX

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Entergy
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Brownsville Public Utilities Board
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WestPenn Power
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Strong storms moving through RGV | KVEO-TV Open Navigation Close Navigation

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story is no longer being updated. HARLINGEN, Texas (ValleyCentral) – We are tracking severe weather that is moving through the Rio Grande Valley; this article is being updated as new information comes in. 8:00 AM UPDATE:  Strong storms continue moving through Hidalgo, Cameron and Willacy counties.  Widespread rainfall estimates of 2-4? of […]

May 23, 2022

AEP reporting power outages due to Monday’s rainfall | KVEO-TV Open Navigation Close Navigation

HARLINGEN, Texas (ValleyCentral) — Tuesday morning AEP Texas is reporting scattered outages across the Rio Grande Valley. According to a Facebook post heavy rains and strong winds on Monday night are impacting about 8,400 AEP customers. AEP reports the majority of outages are in the San Benito area. The company said they are working to […]

Apr 26, 2022

Power companies brace for cold temperatures | KVEO-TV Open Navigation Close Navigation

SAN BENITO, Texas (ValleyCentral) — Texans are bracing for near-freezing temperatures this week and following the number of power outages experienced in 2021, power companies said they have been preparing for months.  “We’re always keeping track of any weather updates and it’s no different this time around,” said Cleiri Quezada, Senior Communications and Public Relations […]

Feb 3, 2022

AEP responds to more than three thousand power outages in Elsa | KVEO-TV Open Navigation Close Navigation

ELSA, Texas (ValleyCentral) — American Electric Power (AEP) crews are responding to over three thousand power outages in Elsa. Sunday afternoon, AEP crews are responding to power outages that left approximately 3,730 Elsa residents without power. Crews are estimated to restore power at approximately 8:30 p.m. However, the projected time could possibly change.

Nov 14, 2021

AEP Texas begins controlled power outages, to continue over next 24 hours

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Feb 15, 2021

Power outages across the Rio Grande Valley | KVEO-TV Open Navigation Close Navigation

Editor’s Note: This story is no longer being updated. HARLINGEN, Texas (KVEO) — We are keeping up with the power outages in the Rio Grande Valley. Brownsville PUB outages can be found here AEP outages can be found here. Magic Valley outages can be found here. The latest: 2/20 4:44 p.m. BPUB crews are still […]

Feb 14, 2021

LATEST WEATHER UPDATES: Shelters, school closures, power outages in the RGV | KVEO-TV Open Navigation Close Navigation

Harlingen, Texas (KVEO)—Winter weather is expected to sweep through the Rio Grande Valley all the way through the weekend and into next week. We will likely see on and off light showers throughout Thursday and will even pick up tonight into Friday morning with lows in the 40s. A secondary push of cooler air and […]

Feb 11, 2021

Power outages reported near the city of Donna | KVEO-TV Open Navigation Close Navigation

Harlingen, Texas (KVEO)—The American Electric Power (AEP) is responding to an outage near the city of Donna. WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: COVID-19 vaccination distribution in the RGV AEP said the outage is affecting approximately 1,700 customers. The cause is not known yet. According to the AEP website, the restoration time is 7 p.m.

Jan 25, 2021

Power outages reported across the RGV associated with Tropical Storm Hanna | KVEO-TV Open Navigation Close Navigation

Harlingen, Texas (KVEO)—American Electric Power (AEP) is reporting power outages across the city of McAllen. AEP Texas crews have started to respond to customer outrages associated with Tropical Storm Hanna, which is expected to make landfall within the AEP Texas service territory Saturday. AEP is reporting a total of 194,172 power outages. UPDATE: As of […]

Jul 25, 2020

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My power has been off since late Saturday afternoon! The AEP website indicates it might be turned on by July 31 (Friday) I have a little trouble understanding why it might take about 5 days to reset a circuit breaker?????????????

Alan Fitzgerald | July 29, 2020  

Our power has been out since yesterday afternoon. Can someone please let us know when this problem is going to be resolved??

Christina verduzco | July 27, 2020  

Any idea when power is going to be on need assist in fair park area? Please notify us !!

William | July 27, 2020  

Been without power since yesterday afternoon and no telling before power is restored.

Joe | July 26, 2020  

Power outage went out around 7:30 pm any idea when it might come on

George villarreal | July 25, 2020  

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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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Harlingen, Texas

City Harlingen
County Cameron
State Texas (TX)
Country United States
Zip Codes 78550, 78551, 78552, 78553