HOUSTON, Texas (KIAH) Right now, thousands are still without power following Tropical Storm Nicholas. Currently, CenterPoint customers are in the dark. On Tuesday, the company announced that power is back for more than 93% of customers in the greater Houston area. In the new book “Peril,” Watergate journalist Bob Woodward...
Fort Bend Star
Hurricane Nicholas was, in many ways, a dodged bullet for many in Fort Bend County. Predicted flooding never materialized and, while at the peak more than 450,000 residents across the Houston region went without power, crews quickly restored electricity to many. But even as some Fort Bend County residents returned...
In the hours after the hurricane hit, nearly half a million people across the Houston region were without electricity.
Classes will resume at all but seven Fort Bend ISD campuses on Sept. 15 due to issues caused by Hurricane Nicholas, the district announced in news release. The following seven schools that will remain closed Sept. 15 were affected by power outages caused during the storm:. Baines Middle School. First...
AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin Energy sent crews to Houston to help bring power back on after Hurricane Nicholas, including 23 line workers, support personnel and bucket trucks. About 20,000 people are still in the dark in Harris County, but thousands are still without power in surrounding areas. KXAN’s Tom Miller...
Fort Bend Star
A Connecticut-based drilling company has pleaded guilty to criminal charges for illegally releasing 450 barrels of oil into a Brazos River tributary and surrounding farmland in 2017, according to a Thursday news release from the Fort Bend County District Attorney’s Office. Spike Drilling & Operating LLC pleaded guilty to one...
Power outage tracker: CenterPoint expects to have the majority of its power outages restored by the end of the day
As of 11:50 a.m. Wednesday there were still about 95,000 electricity customers in the Houston region without power.
The utility company is still working to restore thousands of outages after Hurricane Nicholas knocked out power in parts of southeast Texas.
The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management (HCOHSEM) remains at Level II-High Readiness and continues to monitor Tropical Storm Nicholas. Based on current forecasts from the National Weather Service, rain and wind will be leaving our area before the end of the day. CenterPoint Energy crews and...
When Brookside Village Farmers Market opens on Oct. 10 in the parking lot at E.A Lawhon Elementary School, organizers hope it starts a new tradition in the tight-knit community. On every second Sunday of each month, at least a dozen or more vendors are expected to showcase seasonal harvests such...
HOUSTON, Texas (KIAH) It’s a historic moment in the 60 year history of space flight. And Space X is making it a big event. Space X is making history once again, with the launch of an all civilian crew on a multi-day mission. A rocket will blast off tonight from the Kennedy Space Center, with no professional astronauts on board – only four tourists.
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32 Workers headed out Wednesday morning to help restore power after Hurricane Nicholas swept through the area.
5:00 p.m.: CenterPoint Energy continues to make progress restoring power in the Greater Houston area and surrounding communities. About 57,965 customers were without power early Wednesday evening, down from 83,462 at 8:30 a.m., according to the company. Many of the remaining outages are more challenging to repair, the company said.
El Paso News
EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – El Paso Electric is assisting with power restoration efforts in Houston after Hurricane Nicholas caused outages affecting more than 45,000 Houston customers. EPE sent a team of 19 employees, including 15 distribution line workers, three crew supervisors, and one safety representative Tuesday evening to the...
Hurricane Nicholas Leaves Over Four Hundred Thousand Without Power. See Where to Power Up Your Phone.
Houston Mayor and team preparing for Hurricane NicholasScreenshot from Twitter. Power outages were going out as Hurricane Nicholas was moving across Houston. Customers do not need to call for power outages but they do need to call if they smell natural gas or see a damaged power line.
HOUSTON — When SpaceX launched four civilians into orbit aboard the Inspiration4 tonight, Hayley Arceneaux became the youngest American in space. Ever. Impressive, but not at all surprising for the 29-year-old cancer survivor who’s been inspiring people since she was a little girl. According to the Associated Press, Arceneaux’s fascination...
The annual Houston Energy Breakfast from KCA is coming up on Friday, September 24, 2021 at the Norris Conference Center. PKF Texas is once again to be the Networking Sponsor of this event. “Reinventing the Energy in H-Town: Exploration, Production, Renewables, Transmission, Marketing, Supply & Technology” will be discussed with...