Storms leave about 7,000 Houston-area customers without power

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HOUSTON – More than 7,000 customers were without power Thursday morning as a line of strong storms moved through the Houston area.

CenterPoint Energy reported on its website that 7,151 customers had lost electric service as of 9:50 a.m.

A bulk of the outages were reported in Humble, southern Houston, western Harris County and Tomball.

Go to to view a map of outages.

A tornado watch was issued for the Houston region until 11 a.m.


About the Author:

Aaron Barker has been a senior digital editor at KPRC 2 since 2016. As a meteorologist, he specializes in stories about the weather. He has covered Hurricane Harvey, the Astros first World Series win, the Santa Fe High School shooting, the ITC fire and Tropical Storm Imelda.