At approximately 4:30 am on Sunday, Bryan Texas Utilities experienced widespread outages due to a severe thunderstorm that moved through the area.
The cause of the outages was high winds, downed limbs and trees, and lightning strikes.
The peak number of customers that were affected at one time was 1,500 and all power was restored to all customers by 11:00 pm. No additional storm-related outages are expected.
All BTU customers are encouraged to call 822-3777 to report any damage to utility lines that they see.
Bryan Texas Utilities is the municipally owned electric utility in Bryan Texas and serves customers in Brazos, Burleson and Robertson counties in central Texas. BTU is accessible on the web at www.BTUtilities.com.
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to email@example.com. Please provide detailed information.