Thu, 30 May 2013 14:11:30 GMT — With the severe weather that tropical season often brings, also comes the power outages.Before your lights go out, in the case a storm does hit the Rio Grande Valley, we wanted to get you prepared.We invited Frank Espinoza with AEP Texas to discuss some tips on Action 4 Sunrise. Also, Espinoza spoke about their procedures they take in the case a hurricane does strike.Remember to always keep an emergency kit handy in your home. In it, you should include: flashlights, batteries, water, non-perishable foods, manual can opener, camping equipment and a first aid kit.To report an outage, call AEP Texas at 1-866-223-8508.
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