Thousands without power in East Texas
POSTED: Friday, March 28, 2014 - 6:16pm
UPDATED: Friday, March 28, 2014 - 6:53pm
TYLER (ketk) — Power outages hit Tyler hard Friday evening with thousands of people in the dark.
According to the ONCOR website, around 7,866 residence in Tyler were reporting no electricity at around 6:45 p.m.
About 260 homes in Gregg County were showing no power on the SWEPCO website at the same time.
A litle more than 2,500 residence were without electricity in the Palestine area.
Almost 45,000 Upshur Rural Electirc customers reported no power.