Power out for 2.7 million Texans after Beryl

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According to CenterPoint Energy's outage tracker, 2,186,389 customers were without power at 3:43 p.m. CPE said it had a peak outage of more than 2.26 million customers.

Another electricity provider in the region, Entergy, reported about 201,000 outages, as of noon, with the majority located in Montgomery, Jefferson, Walker, and Liberty counties. More than 6,100 Galveston County customers were part of the count, including the entire Bolivar Peninsula.

Overall, some 2.7 million power customers across Texas were without power, as of 1:45 p.m.

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