Cold front leaves 5k without power

BY SASHA HELLER
Managing Editor
editor@portisabelsouthpadre.comRay's pic for weather story

More than 5,000 Port Isabel residents were without power for parts or most of Friday, according to American Electric Power (AEP) officials.
Bruce Evans, AEP Texas Vice-President of Electric Distribution, said that physical damage to the electrical system was minimal but the inclement weather did cause a number of problems, like downed power lines – which were caused by high winds and fallen tree limbs.

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