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Power goes out for some Coastal Bend residents as rain rolls in

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Posted at 3:53 AM, May 01, 2021

UPDATE (7:35 a.m.): Most power has been restored to Coastal Bend customers.

After severe weather which included thunder, lightning and heavy rains hit the Coastal Bend late Friday into Saturday morning, several Coastal Bend areas were left without power.

The most significant outage, according to the AEP-Texas outage map is in the Mustang Island/Port Aransas area, where more than 1,000 residents are being affected.

More than 300 also are being affected near Everhart and Holly Roads on Corpus Christi's South Side.

Outages affecting fewer than 100 people also were reported around the area, including in Freer, Beeville, Falfurrias, in the Bluntzer area, in Sinton, Rockport and Port Aransas -- areas which received heavy rains very early Saturday morning.