Update: Xcel Reporting Power Returns to Everyone

By Karl Wehmhoener | kwehmhoener@kamr.com

Published 03/13 2014 11:30AM

Updated 03/13 2014 09:43PM

UPDATE 2:05 P.M. -- All power restored at 1:08 p.m.

UPDATE 12:07 P.M. -- Borger and McLean customers were affected by this outage, and they along with the customers in southeast Amarillo have been restored.

Xcel is still working to restore service to Happy and Tulia.

The problem originated at the Randall County Substation south of Amarillo, where construction work is taking place.

The cause is still under investigation.

AMARILLO -- Xcel Energy is reporting that close to 8,000 are currently without power.

The outage is causing problems from Tulia to east Amarillo. 

We will have more information as it becomes available. 

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