Hundreds lose power due to temperatures

AEP is reporting power outages in both Hidalgo and Cameron County Friday morning.More than 300 customers in Cameron County and 600 customers in Hidalgo County have lost electricity this morning.With overnight temperatures falling into the low 30 TMs across the region, utilities say it's a challenge to keep up with a higher than normal demand.AEP is encouraging the public to turn down their thermostats to 68 degrees and unplug appliances to conserve energy.