Outages decrease, still 344 without power in East Texas

Outages decrease, still 344 without power in East Texas
Power is out in some areas.

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - Nearly two thousand people were without power in East Texas Thursday night.

Update: At 11:55 p.m., the number of Oncor customers without power has been reduced to 344.

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According to Oncor, the majority of people without power are in Tyler, comprising about 1,644 residents.

The majority of those affected are on Old Omen Road, just outside Loop 323.

Oncor is also reporting 179 people without power in Whitehouse.

Swepco is also reporting some outages, but only a handful.

Mineola, Longview and Henderson combined have 24 people without power.

Both sites report power to be restored by 10 o’clock at this time.

We will update this information as it becomes available.

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