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BPUB Rotating Outage Update – 12:55 p.m.

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – The following is an update on areas being impacted by rotating outages due to ongoing, prolonged and widespread frigid weather occurring across the state.  BPUB will send these bulletins out as the information is received. Please understand that this information can change quickly.

Areas with Power Restored

  • Central Blvd; Military Hwy; East D; Jo Ann Ln; Water St; East Dr; and surrounding streets
  • Ridgemott; Padre Island Hwy; Mckenzie; Timber; White Oak; and surrounding streets
  • Belvedere; Ringgold; E 6th; Ebony Ave; S & N Frontage Rd; Paredes Ave and surrounding streets
  • W Monroe; W Madison; Resaca Blvd; W Jefferson, W 2nd, E Monroe and E Jackson
  • W. Elizabeth St; Lakeside Blvd; Central Blvd; W. 5th St; W. 13th St and surrounding streets
  • of E 7th to International & from E Elizabeth to E Pierce and surrounding streets

Areas with Power Shed (No Power)

  • Kings Hwy; Boca Chica; Texas Ave; Coolidge; Santa Elena; E 23rd St; Ruiz St; Southmost; E 20th St; and surrounding streets and surrounding streets
  • Port of Brownsville (Capt Donald Foust & RL Ostos); N Indiana; and surrounding streets
  • W. Los Ebanos Blvd., Honeydale Rd., Emerald Ln., Catherine Ln., Russell Dr., El Paso Rd., Center Dr., French River Dr., Wild Olive Ln.; and surrounding streets

The rotating outages will continue until ERCOT instructs BPUB to discontinue.

If a customer continues to experience a power outage after a report that power has been restored it may likely require further troubleshooting by BPUB Crews. The customer should report the power outage to BPUB.  We ask customers to remain patient while BPUB personnel further investigates the outage.

BPUB is asking consumers to curtail electric usage by taking following steps:

  • Turn down thermostats to 68-degrees.
  • Close shades and blinds to reduce the amount of heat lost through windows.
  • Turn off and unplug non-essential lights and appliances.
  • Avoid using large appliances (i.e., ovens, washing machines, etc.).
  • Wear warm, comfortable clothing

BPUB will keep providing information throughout the emergency. We appreciate everyone’s cooperation.

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