Update @ 12:54 p.m.: Entergy reports that power has been restored to the affected parts of Burleson County. The cause of the outage was a downed power line.
Update @ 10:48 a.m.: Caldwell ISD will also dismiss early, releasing at noon. Buses will leave shortly afterwards at 12:05 p.m. Pre-K through 6th graders will only be dropped off if the bus driver sees a parent or guardian at their stop; otherwise, the student will be returned to campus for safety reasons. Parents can come pick up their children at any time. Staff will stay at the school until all students are safely home.
Update @ 10:18 a.m.: As a result of the outage, Somerville ISD is releasing early at 11 a.m., and running buses for students. Students will need to make contact with their parents in order to be released to ride on the buses. Parents can also come to pick up their children. Somerville ISD will run a second round of buses at regular time, for all students that have not contacted their parents.
Update @ 9:48 a.m.: Entergy representatives say they hope to have power restored by 2 p.m. this (Wednesday) afternoon.
Entergy will update its outage map throughout the day, which can be found here.
Original Story @ 9:36 a.m.: About 2000 residents of Burleson County have been affected by a large power outage.
Entergy is reporting two separate outages in Somerville and Caldwell.
Entergy representatives say a power line is down and crews are trying to restore power.
The Somerville ISD is among those affected.
Officials say they are working to fix the problems as soon as possible.