Power Outage in Matagorda, TX

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Power outage in Matagorda, Texas? Contact your local utility company.

Jackson Electric Coop, Inc, TX
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(361) 771-4400
AEP Texas
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(877) 373-4858 Report Online
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CenterPoint Energy
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(800) 332-7143 Report Online
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Wharton County Elec Coop, Inc
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(979) 543-6271
TNMP
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(888) 866-7456 Report Online
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News

Energy providers describe differences between local outages and grid failures | News | victoriaadvocate.com

How do you know when a power outage is a local or statewide issue? AEP Texas and ERCOT described their methods.

Aug 5, 2022

Wholesale power prices hit $5K per megawatt hour in Harris County

With demand sky high for power, the price for wholesale power in Harris County jumped as high as $5,500 per megawatt-hour.

May 10, 2022

Winter storm knocks out power for thousands and threatens roadways across state | KERA News

Thousands of utility customers lost power Thursday and the Texas Department of Transportation reported icy or snowy conditions throughout the state.

Feb 3, 2022

CenterPoint Energy prepared for possible outages due to strong winds | View outage tracker | khou.com

Company says gusts could trigger widespread power outages. Advisories are in effect between Saturday night and early Sunday morning.

Jan 15, 2022

Power outages: For some, it's still lights out days after Hurricane Nicholas - ABC13 Houston

Hurricane Nicholas brought rain and strong winds to southeast Texas, causing hundreds of thousands of customers to lose power.

Sep 16, 2021

Bay City homeowners in the dark, waiting for power to be restored after Nicholas | khou.com

9,300 customers were without power Tuesday in Bay City after Hurricane Nicholas made landfall.

Sep 14, 2021

Nicholas Brings Power Outages, Flooding To Texas' Coastal And Bayou Areas | TPR

More than 400,000 Harris County homes were without power on Tuesday morning. Galveston received about 14 inches of rain, and Houston saw about 6.5 inches. Wind speeds clocked around 45 to 50 mph in the area.

Sep 14, 2021

When will my power be back on? CenterPoint explains how it works | khou.com

CenterPoint said it could take a few days for customers in the hardest-hit areas to get power. In other neighborhoods, power returned by mid-morning Tuesday.

Sep 14, 2021

Galveston power outages Hurricane Nicholas | khou.com

CenterPoint is reporting hundreds of residents are left without power on Monday night as Hurricane Nicholas approached the coast.

Sep 13, 2021

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Half of house has lost power. Started with lights flickering and appliances not working or appliances turning on (browning out) while being off. AC and fridge not working.

John Michael James | September 21, 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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Matagorda, Texas

City Matagorda
County Matagorda
State Texas (TX)
Country United States
Zip Codes 77457