Time to get ready for storm season

LEWISVILLE – Spring thunderstorm season has started to make itself known, which means power companies and power customers need to prepare for power outages.

Lightning, wind and trees combine to cause outages throughout the year, but typically peak from April-June.

Texas-New Mexico Power urges customers to review their power outage plans, which can accompany their tornado and tropical storm plans (depending on location).

“It’s an unknown every year how storms may affect us in terms of outages and equipment damage,” TNMP President Neal Walker says. “We do know it’s more likely in the spring and we prepare for that.”

Read more in this week’s edition of The Nocona News.

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