Power Outages Surge Through Texoma

Wichita Falls, TX - Several power outages occurred in Texoma on Tuesday, causing many residents to be left in the dark.

According to Oncor officials, several of the power outages were due to lightning strikes, and a previous power outage that occurred on Tuesday morning was reported to be caused by a car hitting a power pole located on the intersection of 9th and Kitchens Street.

The biggest outage left 1500 residents in Wichita Falls without power.

As of 3:25 p.m., 185 customers are still out of power due to the lightning strikes in Wichita Falls, Seymour and Electra.  Oncor is working to restore power as soon as possible.