In Hurricane Harvey's aftermath, utilities are now making considerable progress as they restore power across Texas. As of 7:40 a.m. CDT on Friday, September 1, there are 168,907 electricity outages across Texas -- a big figure, but down dramatically from more than 300,000 outages on Monday, August 28, according to the Data Fusion Solutions power outage tracker map.
The Top 5 Texas counties with the most power outages at this time are:
- Orange: 27,704 -- this has actually climbed from 26,516 outages on Aug. 31
- Harris: 22,229 -- down from 44,416 yesterday and 88,237 two days ago
- Aransas: 19,016 -- about the same as yesterday and the day before
- Nueces: 15,205 -- down significantly from 26,787 yesterday and 35,489 two days ago
- Tyler: 12,367 -- a new entry in the top 5 outage areas in Teaxs
Also, there are only 1,442 outages in Louisiana -- down sharply from 12,488 outages yesterday.
Hurricane Harvey Texas Power Outage Map
Here's an outage map based on Data Fusion Solutions' tool as of 7:40 a.m. CDT on Friday, September 1. Keep checking back regularly for map updates:
Source: The Data Fusion Solutions power outage tracker pulls information from over 700 utility websites nationwide every 15 minutes and aggregates the data for display at the State and County level. This is the most complete and accurate power outage awareness system on the market and is used across the U.S. by utility companies, emergency managers, and continuity of business center for major financial, service, and retail companies, Data Fusion asserts.
Special Thanks: To Patrick Willging, director of product development, Data Fusion Solutions Inc., for access to this very timely big data tool.
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