HARLINGEN, Texas-As of 12 p.m. Saturday, heavy rain is moving through Hidalgo County prompting the National Weather Service to issue an areal flood advisory that stretches from McAllen to Mission. Dangerous lightning will be ongoing during these storms.
With the severe weather in the Rio Grande Valley, there have been several reports of power outages across the area.
According to AEP, the storm has caused multiple outages affecting approximately 550 customers. Crews are dispatched to begin restoring electric service.
Currently, most of the outages are located in Rio Grande City, San Benito, and Weslaco.
Please keep an eye on the AEP outage map.
Magic Valley Electric Cooperative is also experiencing power outages in the Rio Grande Valley.
As of the latest update, Magic Valley has 83 customers without power.
The largest outages are being reported in Faysville and Linn.
You can view the status of Magic Valley outages here.