NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Some North Texans are waking up in the dark. Strong storms and heavy rain on Wednesday morning brought damaging winds and frequent lightning that resulted in tens of thousands across the Metroplex losing power.
According to Oncor, crews are working to restore power as the storm system continues to move east.READ MORE: Virtual Learning May Remain An Option At Some North Texas School Districts
As of 6:15 a.m. these are the number of people being affected by the outages, according to county:READ MORE: Firefighters Battle Raging Fire At Addison Apartment Complex
- Dallas 38,932
- Rockwall 11,453
- Collin 3,662
- Tarrant 2,279
- Johnson 1,726
In all, some 60,000 customers across North Texas were without electricity.MORE NEWS: Texas COVID-19 Hospitalizations At Lowest Level Since Last June
Oncor customers can report an outage by calling 888-313-4747, or texting the word ‘OUT’ to 66267. Customers can also report problems on the MyOncor app. If you see a downed power line, stay away and call 911 immediately.