Hurricane Hanna made landfall as Category 1, leaves 194,000 without power in South Texas

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Hurricane Hanna made landfall Saturday at 5 p.m., causing power outages and flooding in the region.

As of Sunday morning, AEP Texas reports 194,400 power outages statewide. The outages were reported in the Corpus Christi, Laredo and Rio Grande Valley regions.

More than 37,000 are out of power in Nueces and another 4,000 in San Patricio County.

The city of Corpus Christi reported power outages scattered throughout the city. An outage map run by utility provider AEP Texas showed hundreds of customers with no power in central Corpus Christi, the Northside, near Six Points and along Alameda Street.

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What if the power goes out?

AEP Texas will have additional crews from other areas to help restore power after the storm passes, according to a news release sent by the agency Friday.

During the storm, customers are asked not to call the AEP Customer Solutions Center except to report drowned power lines and other situations that could pose a safety threat. AEP Texas urges people not to touch anything in contact with fallen lines, such as trees, fences or standing water. To report a fallen power line or utility poll, call 1-866-223-8508.

Residents can track progress on the restoration effort by visiting the outage area at

Check back for updates on this developing story.

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