AEP: 44,000 customers without power in the Valley

According to the AEP Texas outage map, the utility company has more than 40,000 customers throughout the Valley without power.

At one point ten percent of those customers were in the Laguna Madre area from Port Isabel to South Padre Island, Laguna Vista, Laguna Heights, Bayview and the surrounding areas.

at 7:45 p.m., 3,000 Harlingen area customers have no electricity in La Feria, at least 2,000 customers in Willacy County are without power and the rest are scattered throughout the Rio Grande Valley.