Power outages reported after Harvey makes landfall

Thousands are dealing with power outages throughout the area Saturday morning.

As Hurricane Harvey continues to move inland, some customers have lost power.

Here are the latest outage numbers:

7:39 p.m.

CenterPoint Energy reporting 11,108 customers without power.

 

5:47 p.m.

CenterPoint Energy is reporting 14,788 customers without power.

 

3:04 p.m.

CenterPoint Energy is reporting 18,660 customers without power.

 

1:10 p.m.

CenterPoint Energy says approximately 23,666 customers are without power. 

The company also released a statement saying that CenterPoint Energy has restored power to more than 175,000 customers over the last 24 hours. 

“Customers do not need to call us to report outages,” said Kenny Mercado, senior vice president of Electric Operations. “Our smart meters tell us which customers are out. We ask that everyone please keep phone lines open for electric or gas emergency calls only.”

“Customers need to call us if they smell natural gas or see a damaged line,” he added. “It is not yet safe for crews to assess our gas system in Victoria, Texas; we will begin our assessments as soon as it is safe to do so.”

 

11:59 a.m.

 

CenterPoint Energy reporting 23,205 customers without lights. 

10:30 a.m. 

 

Some 13,000 without power in the Galveston area, according to CenterPoint Energy. 

9:30 a.m.

 

CenterPoint Energy reported that they have restored power to over 140,000 customers in the last 24 hours.

 

8:30 a.m.

 

Around 55,000 CenterPoint Energy customers are currently without power.

6:50 a.m.

Power outages from the Houston area to the coast are wide-spread. Shortly before 7 a.m., CenterPoint Energy was reporting about 70,000 customers in the greater Houston area, mainly south of I-10, were without power.

Meanwhile in Matagorda County and stretching to Corpus Christi, there were about 193,000 customers without power.

Check the latest outages here. 

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6:30 a.m.

As of 6:20 a.m., CenterPoint Energy is reporting 62,000 customers without lights. 

6:04 a.m.

CenterPoint reporting 54,000 customers without power right now. 

4:43 a.m.

Texas-New Mexico Power:  Currently, there are 265 outages affecting 6500 customers in the Gulf Coast region.

CenterPoint outages:  As of  4:18 a.m., CenterPoint Energy is reporting 29836 Customers without lights.

KHOU will continue to update this story as more outages are either reported, or restored.

Click here for the latest information on what you need to know on the storm.

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