Power outages reported across the Houston area following excessive heat warning

Power outages reported across the Houston area as tempertaures soar into the triple-digits (Copyright 2022 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)

HOUSTON – Thousands of residents across the Houston area are experiencing power outages as temperatures remained in the 100s Sunday night.

According to CenterPoint Energy, 3,853 customers were without power as of 7:45 a.m.

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An immediate answer as to why so many people were without power remains unknown, however, it is believed to be tied to storms moving through along with the excessive heat warning issued for the Houston area.

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