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May 16, 2012

Power outages in Orange-area

ORANGE — Afternoon thunderstorms have led to extensive power outages across Orange on Wednesday.

A storm system moved across eastern Orange County on Wednesday afternoon bringing thunder, lightning, heavy rain and hail. Power outages were a result as well.

According to the Entergy Texas website, more than 700 customers are without power in Orange, West Orange and Pinehurst as of 5 p.m., Wednesday, May 16, 2012.

The largest outage involves more than 550 customers in areas along MacArthur Drive, 16th Street, Azalea, Amaryllis, 15th Street, 13th Street, and parts of West Cherry, West Park, West John, 10th, 8th Street, 7th Street, 6th Street, West Hart, West Sholars, West Curtis and others.

All power is expected to be restored by 5:30 p.m., Wednesday.

 

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