Thousands without power in Socorro, portions of East El Paso County

El Paso News

Outages all weather-related, spokesperson says

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EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) –

Update 4:20 a.m.

El Paso Electric made great strides renewing larger power outages throughout the city overnight. Three large outages remain: 108 people without power in the Upper Valley, 66 in Kern place, and 400 in the Memorial Park area.

Several other small outages were reported, but are affecting less than 50 people.

Update 11:30 p.m.

Thousands of El Paso residents are without power as of 11:30 p.m. Wednesday night.

The outages include two large outages in the Horizon and El Dorado areas as well as smaller outages in Socorro, Downtown, and Vinton area.

El Paso Electric crews are working to clear at least one downed power line in east El Paso.

The El Paso Electric outage map can be found here.

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Thousands of El Pasoans are without power amid an outage spanning across the eastern portion of the county.

According to El Paso Electric’s outage map, 1,910 customers in Socorro, 2,376 customers in the Lomaland area, and 3,979 customers in the Montana Vista area are being affected by the outage.

An El Paso Electric spokesperson tells KTSM all outages are weather-related, with strong winds and heavy rain reported.

Residents are advised to be cautious outside and never go near downed power lines.

According to El Paso Electric, typical restoration time is about three hours or less.

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