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Houston-area power outages: Four shelters open to charge phones

The facilities opened at midday Tuesday and can stay open till 5 p.m.

HOUSTON — Houston Health Department is opening 4 multi-service facilities Tuesday for residents who lost power and wish to charge their digital gadgets.

The facilities will open at midday and shut at 5 p.m. These facilities have restrooms and air con. They will not be in a single day or long-term shelters, the town mentioned. 

Center places:

  • Sunnyside Multi-Service Center, 9314 Cullen Blvd.
  • Acres Homes Multi-Service Center, 6719 W. Montgomery Rd.
  • Southwest Multi-Service Center, 6400 High Star Dr.
  • West End Multi-Service Center, 170 Heights Blvd.

Nicholas brought on extended power outages because it moved throughout Southeast Texas with robust, gusty winds early Tuesday morning.

The storm was a hurricane at landfall however downgraded again to a tropical storm because it made its method by Houston.

Nicholas packed sufficient punch to uproot bushes and trigger widespread power outages throughout the Houston space. 

As of 12:13 p.m. Tuesday, CenterLevel reported greater than 310,000 prospects with out power. An enormous quantity, however a giant lower from Tuesday morning when the power company reported greater than 395,000 with out power. 

It’s unclear when power will probably be restored to all the houses. In a 9 a.m. interview on KHOU 11, a company spokesman mentioned it might be a multi-day occasion to get power 100% restored, particularly to its prospects in Brazoria County, which was the toughest hit. 

CenterLevel crews are on the streets assessing the injury now that the solar is up.

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