FINAL UPDATE: As of 3:10 a.m., there were about 890 customers without power, according to an EPE spokesperson.

Overnight, our crews successfully restored power to customers affected by a high heat-related outage,” the spokesperson said.

UPDATE: (9:42 P.M.) — About 5,000 customers remain without power across the Borderland. The new estimated time for power to be restored to most customers is 4 a.m., according to an El Paso Electric spokesperson.

ORIGINAL: EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — About 6,000 El Paso Electric customers are without power Sunday evening, Aug. 6, across El Paso and Southern New Mexico, and the outages are all due to the extremely high temperatures in the Borderland, an EPE spokesperson said.

El Paso Electric estimates it may take as long as six to eight hours to get everyone’s power restored, but they are working to get it done sooner, the spokesperson said.

“Our crews are working safe and as quickly as possible to restore power to customers,” the spokesperson said via text message.