4

Hail, Blackouts in Southwest Houston

A big ol' storm is moving through the area, bringing heavy rains, hail and electricity problems.

Hails is falling in Westbury, where the power is out for hundreds of customers, according to CenterPoint's outage tracker. About 76,000 Houston homes are without power as of 4 p.m.

Also affected are areas around the Beltway in southwest Houston. Katy has also reported hail. Power is out in some parts of the Heights, according to a Down House tweet.

The storm is reportedly moving pretty fast, so things should clear up with a good weekend on tap.

Until then, the afternoon commute, or picking up your kids at school, might be more interesting than usual.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

 

Join the Press community and help support independent local journalism in Houston.

 

Join the Press community and help support independent local journalism in Houston.