Power outages reported after heavy storms move through Houston-area

HOUSTON – Overnight storms have knocked out power for about 11,000 people in the Houston-area Sunday.

Heavy rain and thunder may have woken up some residents in the early morning hours. Wind gusts of 60 mph were reported.

Now, CenterPoint Energy crews are out restoring power.

KPRC 2′s Corley Peel was in Katy. At Provincial Boulevard and Cinnamon Boulevard there were branches of trees down, but there was not significant damage.

In southeast Houston, video showed heavy rain coming down around 2 a.m. near Gulf Freeway.

To see how many people are without power, go here.

About the Authors:

Corley Peel is a Texas native and Texas Tech graduate who covered big stories in Joplin, Missouri, Tulsa, Oklahoma and Jacksonville, Florida before returning to the Lone Star State. When not reporting, Corley enjoys hot yoga, Tech Football, and finding the best tacos in town.

Cynthia Miranda graduated from UT Austin and is a proud Houstonian. She is passionate about covering breaking news and community stories. Cynthia previously covered elections, the historic 2021 Texas winter storm, and other news in East Texas. In addition to writing, she also loves going to concerts, watching movies, and cooking with her family.