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  • 1/5/2015
    As of 10:30 a.m. on Monday, AEP Texas had restored power to 95 percent of consumers in Alpine and surrounding areas in the aftermath of the winter storm in west Texas. The number of outages had been reduced to approximately 160 at that time, as compared with approximately 5,400 at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday.
  • 1/4/2015
    As of 9:30 p.m. on Sunday, the number of outages in the Alpine, Marathon, and surrounding areas had been reduced to approximately 660, according to Fred Hernandez, AEP Texas community affairs manager. That number compares with approximately 5,400 at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday.
  • 1/4/2015
    As of 1 p.m. on Sunday, the number of outages in the Alpine, Marathon, and surrounding areas had been reduced to approximately 1,125, according to Fred Hernandez, AEP Texas community affairs manager. That number compares with approximately 5,400 at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday.
  • 1/3/2015
    As of six p.m. on Saturday, the number of outages in the Alpine, Marathon, and surrounding areas had been reduced to approximately 1,660, according to Fred Hernandez, AEP Texas community affairs manager. That number compares with approximately 5,400 at 1:30 p.m.
  • 1/3/2015
    At 2:40 p.m., AEP Texas crews restored power to the substation serving the city of Alpine. Service has been restored to the majority of customers within the city with only of 1,750 resident within the city limits still without power. Currently there are approximately 2,900 consumers in Alpine, Marathon, Fort Davis and surrounding areas without power as compared with the 5,400 outages at 1:30 p.m.
  • 1/3/2015
    As of 1:30 p.m. on Saturday approximately 5,430 customers were without electric service in the Alpine, Marathon, Fort Davis and surrounding areas as a result of the year's first winter storm, according to Fred Hernandez, AEP Texas community affairs manager.
  • 1/2/2015
    As of 6:30 on Friday evening approximately 1,400 customers are without electric service in the Alpine, Marathon and surrounding areas as the year's first winter storm continues, according to Fred Hernandez, AEP Texas community affairs manager. The number of outages could increase as ice accumulation on electric facilities reaches one-half to three-quarters of an inch or more.
  • 1/2/2015
    AEP Texas continues to monitor winter weather conditions in the western areas of its service territory. Over 200 restoration service providers from other parts of the AEP Texas service territory are in route to Abilene and areas north where the most extreme weather is predicted. These crews are in addition to over 60 local restoration service providers. The efforts of those directly working to restore power as necessary will be supported by the staffs at area operation centers.
  • 1/1/2015
    AEP Texas is making preparations for the first winter storm of the new year. Ice accumulation could reach up to a three-quarters of an inch in the Abilene area late tonight and winter storm conditions are anticipated in areas of the AEP Texas service territory north of Abilene all the way to Vernon.
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