Be advised of a downed power line pole at 12th and Goliad also in Big Spring had fallen over due to yesterday’s high wind speeds. The area was closed off and Oncor has been contacted. As of this morning, the line is still down and the area is still closed off.
According to the Oncor website, Due to significant storms across Texas, Oncor has experienced significant damage to power lines and equipment. Keep away from downed power lines, keep traffic away from impacted areas, and report a downed line by calling 911.
It was noted that for the West Texas area, including Midland and Big Spring, power is expected to be restored today, mid to late day. The site advised that Oncor crews will continue to work around the clock until power is fully restored.
As of this morning, there were approximately 132 Oncor customers affected by the power outage in Big Spring and over 600 affected in the Midland area.