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Houston power outages caused by strong winds

Folks within the Songwood neighborhood have been with out power for greater than 16 hours, starting round 6 p.m. Thursday night.

HOUSTON — Wind from the arctic blast knocked power from 1000’s of Houston properties leaving them within the chilly for hours in a single day on Thursday, in keeping with CenterPoint Energy.

The work to revive power continued Friday with the chilly air anticipated to stay across the Houston space for a couple of extra days.

People who lost power have been left questioning when issues would get again to regular. 

CenterPoint Energy stated crews have been totally staffed and labored to handle outages. 

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Folks within the Songwood neighborhood have been with out power for greater than 16 hours, starting round 6 p.m. Thursday night.  

Throughout the deep freeze, households needed to bundle up with blankets, jackets and even pets.  

“I felt like we were in the freezer, it was really really cold, you could see our breath when we talked — had to bring my dog with me. She was shivering,” Houstonian Alexia Garcia stated. 

As of Friday night time, Houston is barely experiencing remoted power outages, nothing out of the unusual.

CenterPoint issued the next assertion on outages within the Houston space:

‘CenterPoint Energy’s Houston electrical system is presently experiencing remoted outages throughout our service territory on account of strong winds related to the arctic entrance impacting our space. We are totally staffed with expert crews working to evaluate harm and restore service throughout our service territory.

‘We are dedicated to restoring service to impacted prospects as safely and shortly as attainable. We recognize our prospects’ endurance.

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