At noon on Thursday, crews have restored power to 87 percent of the customers who were left without electric service as a result of Hurricane Nicholas. Approximately 1,970 customers remain without power, which is down from a peak of approximately 14,900 early Tuesday.
Additional crews are moving into the affected areas Thursday to assist with the restoration effort.
Estimated Times of Restoration (ETR): AEP Texas crews expect to have restored electric service to at least 95 percent of customers affected using the following updated, projected ETRs:
- Wadsworth/Matagorda Thursday, 9 p.m.
- Palacios Thursday, 5 p.m.
- Bay City Thursday, 5 p.m.
All power lines should be considered energized and dangerous. To report a fallen power line or utility pole, call (866) 223-8508. Please visit AEPTexas.com and follow us on Facebook and Twitter for the most current updates.