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BPUB Rotating Outage Update – 8:30 a.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

S Central; Morningside Loop; Southmost Blvd; Garcia Ln; Apollo Ave: D5220 [Acacia Lake; S Clubhouse; Billy Mitchell; Les Mauldin; South Airport Loop and surrounding streets

Port of Brownsville (Capt Donald Foust & RL Ostos); N Indiana and surrounding streets

Area of FM 802; Hudson Blvd; Village Center Dr; Seville; Duck Pond; Heritage Trail; Res Dr; Janet Ln; Trails Head Ct; Paseo Plaza Blvd and the surrounding streets

Areas with Power Shed (No Power)

Paredes Line Rd., Lindale Dr., Mackintosh Dr., E. Los Ebanos Blvd., S. Price Rd., Shidler Dr., Rentfro Blvd. and surrounding streets

Media Luna Rd; Bluebonnet Dr; Langan St; Ruben Torres Blvd; N Coria St; Wildrose Ln; Champion Rd; Old Price Rd; Stillinger Dr; Poinciana Dr; Arien Ct and the surrounding streets

FM 803; Cajun Blvd; Cortezville St; Lomax Rd; Couch Rd.

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.