Thousands of residents in Temple, Texas are still without power after a tornado touched down in the area on the evening of Wednesday, May 22.

The latest reporting data from Oncor indicates 1,820 active outages in the area currently impacting over 58,000 residents.


To report an outage in your area, visit the Oncor site or call 1-888-313-4747. Residents impacted by a power outage may also text 'OUT' to 66267.

The City of Temple issued a Disaster Declaration following yesterday's tornado damage and is urging all residents to stay home unless absolutely necessary as first responders are out assisting those in need.

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