Power outages reported across the RGV

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FILE – This Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021 file photo shows power lines in Houston. On Friday, Feb. 19, 2021, The Associated Press reported on stories circulating online incorrectly asserting wind turbines freezing over in the cold weather were primarily responsible for Texans losing heat and electricity this week. Failures in natural gas, coal and nuclear energy systems were responsible for nearly twice as many outages as frozen wind turbines and solar panels combined, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, which operates the state’s power grid, said in a press conference Tuesday. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Editors Note: This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

RIO GRANDE VALLEY, Texas (KVEO) — Rain in the area has caused power outages in the Rio Grande Valley.


AEP is experiencing 1,445 power outages in the Primera area. Restoration time is projected for 6 p.m.

To view other power outages in the RGV, visit the AEP outage map here.

Magic Valley:

Magic Valley Electric Cooperative is experiencing 165 outages in Hidalgo County and Cameron County.

You can view the MVEC outage map here.

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