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Power outages reported after storms

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Power outage map as of 5:00 am Wednesday (Source: LP&L) Power outage map as of 5:00 am Wednesday (Source: LP&L)
LUBBOCK COUNTY, TX (KCBD) -

We're seeing several power outages across the South Plains Wednesday morning following overnight storms.

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As of 7:15 am, the LP&L power outage map shows more than 20 reported outages around Lubbock. The map also shows crews are on the scene of some of those outages. According to LP&L's spokesperson Matt Rose, heavy lightning cause multiple outages. Crews have been in the field working to fix equipment and restore power. As of 8:40 am, 50 customers were being affected from 15 isolated outages. 

According to the South Plains Electric Cooperative outage map, there was an outage in the Smyer area overnight. That outage appears to have been resolved before 5:00 am. 

As of 5:00 am. Xcel Energy's power outage map shows outages in the Denver City, Seagraves, Seminole, and Hale Center area. The map indicates there are still multiple outages in Denver City and Hale Center as of 7:15 am. 

You can follow the latest weather updates online, on the KCBD First Alert Weather app, and on air throughout the day. 

We will continue to update this story as we get more information. 

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