AUSTIN (KXAN) — Strong storms passed through the Austin area Friday afternoon, causing outages in some neighborhoods.
Austin Energy reported several outages in the city affecting customers. This story will be updated throughout the evening as power is restored.
8:30 p.m. Friday
Power was restored to larger outages affecting more than 500 people, according to Austin Energy.
An area near West Avenue and West 17th Street off Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard still had over 300 customers without power Friday night.
6 p.m. Friday
An outage just south of Austin stretching along Old Lockhart Road and West Slaughter Lane is affecting nearly 3,000 customers, Austin Energy says.
The company’s map said it was reported around 4:38 p.m. The area encompasses parts of the Onion Creek Greenbelt, Mary Moore Searight Metropolitan Park and the William H. Russell Karst Preserve.
Southeast Austin neighborhoods along South Pleasant Valley Road near the Williamson Creek Greenbelt and Dove Springs District Park also experienced an outage, reported around 4:37 p.m.
The outage is affecting around 1,700 customers in the area.
Streets near the intersection of North Lamar Boulevard and West 15th Street in downtown Austin had an outage around 4:15 p.m. The outage affects over 1,500 customers and stretches from the Shoal Creek Greenbelt to around Duncan Neighborhood Park.
This outage encompasses areas around Pease District Park.
To check for more outages in the Austin area, visit Austin Energy’s power outage map online.