UPDATE: Nearly 7,809 East Texans without power, most of Henderson in the dark

Severe Weather

TYLER, Texas (KETK) – A line of strong storms moving through the East Texas area Wednedsay morning has left several thousand people without power.

The city of Henderson is largely without power and the Rusk County Office of Emergency Management said that Swepco crews will begin work immediately as soon as the storm passes.

Some communities may be listed twice due to varying power companies that serve different homes.

Here is a breakdown of outages by power company:

Oncor

  • Athens: 48
  • Ben Wheeler: 46
  • Canton: 58
  • Dialville: 1,159
  • Edom: 50
  • Jacksonville: 1,543
  • Palestine: 1,040
  • Tyler: 285
  • Whitehouse: 107

Swepco

  • Gladewater: 78
  • Henderson: 6,812
  • Longview: 1,264
  • Mineola: 42
  • Mount Enterprise: 477
  • Mt. Pleasant: 68
  • Mt. Vernon: 343
  • Winnsboro: 152

Upshur County Rural Electric

  • Cox: 899
  • Gilmer: 326
  • Glennwood: 87
  • Lake O’ Pines: 33
  • Nesbitt: 1,371
  • Noonday: 25

Wood County Electric Co-Op

  • Lake Fork: 489
  • Midway: 604
  • Mt. Vernon: 1,562

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April 29 2021 07:00 pm

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