UPDATE: Power restored to TEP customers after Saturday’s thunderstorm
TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Power has been restored to the TEP customers who lost power during a thunderstorm on Saturday night, July 11.
More than 12,000 Tucson Electric Power customers were without electricity after strong winds and a thunderstorm ripped through southern Arizona on Saturday, July 11.
The TEP power outage map finally showed that power had been restored to all the customers on Monday morning, July 13.
Neighborhoods in Green Valley, Sahuarita and Summit were also without power on Saturday night.
Officials say about a dozen power poles throughout town were blown down or damaged.
Crews worked overnight, responding to emergency calls and restoring service to as many customers as possible.
Sunday morning, crews continued to receive reports of downed power lines and other damaged equipment.
If you see a downed power line, stay away from the area and call 911 right away.
You can share your photos of the storm below:
View an updated version of the map here.
Officials with the Pima County Sheriff’s Department said the storm left roadways a mess and are warning drivers to be wary as they drive.
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