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AEP Texas: Wind caused power outage

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Posted at 3:45 PM, Sep 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-04 17:50:21-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Thousands in the Bay Area were without power for about two hours Wednesday afternoon before power was restored about 4:20 p.m.

About 3,400 customers were affected, AEP officials said.

Crews were dispatched around 3 p.m. to a southside station.

AEP says that's where they are showing a malfunction that governs breakers went down at the power substation by Staples and Everhart. That facility serves the midtown area.

The outage was caused by the wind, AEP officials said.