UPDATE: Power restored to thousands after severe thunderstorms

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Power has been restored to El Paso Electric customers following several outages that started Monday evening.

Around 7:30 p.m. Monday the map showed more than 4,000 people in east El Paso near Montwood Drive without power.

In west El Paso, the outage map showed more than 1,400 without power.

The outages come after severe thunderstorms and hail poured down on parts of El Paso.

El Paso Electric crews are working to restore power.

Traffic lights will be out in these areas so drive safely.

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