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Over a million Texas homes and businesses are without power days after Beryl made landfall, but there is no information on when power may be restored to Texas homes, and thousands could be without power a week after the storm makes landfall.

Beryl moved through Texas on Monday, and according to poweroutage.us, 1.3 million Texas homes and businesses were still without power as of 6:50 a.m. CT Thursday.

Beryl made landfall early Monday morning as a Category 1 hurricane. It then moved across the eastern part of the state before dissipating into a tropical storm and continuing toward Arkansas.

The number of people without power is lower than on Monday, when 2.7 million people were reported without power.

Marguerite Thomas lights candles at dusk following a power outage caused by Hurricane Beryl in Surfside Beach, Texas, USA, July 9, 2024.

Marguerite Thomas lights candles at dusk following a power outage caused by Hurricane Beryl in Surfside Beach, Texas, USA, July 9, 2024.

Beryl News: Reconstruction begins despite heat warning, millions of people in Texas without power

Map of power outages in Texas

When will power be restored?

Thousands of CenterPoint customers could be without power a week after the storm, ABC 13 reports.

Power could be restored to 1.1 million people by Sunday, CenterPoint said in a statement. The company estimates 400,000 customers will have power restored by Friday and 350,000 by Sunday. However, 400,000 people will still be without power a week after the storm made landfall.

“CenterPoint's electricity customers are encouraged to sign up for the Power Alert Service to receive power outage information and community-specific restoration updates as they become available,” it said. “For information and updates, follow @CenterPoint for updates during severe weather events.”

CenterPoint Recovery Card

CenterPoint has released a map detailing where and when power will be restored.

Most outages occur in Harris, Fort Bend and Brazoria, with Harris seeing nearly a million outages, according to the website.

Biden declares state of emergency

On Tuesday, President Joe Biden declared a state of emergency in Texas.

“The biggest concern right now is the power outages and extreme heat affecting Texans,” Biden said in a statement. “As you all know, extreme heat kills more Americans than all other natural disasters combined.”

The Red Cross has set up emergency shelters throughout the affected area and is inviting people to come in, if only to escape the heat for a day.

“We want people to understand that given that there are about two million people without power in this area, they can come to these shelters even if they are not staying there overnight and their homes have not sustained damage,” Stephanie Fox, national spokeswoman for the American Red Cross in Fort Bend County, Texas, previously told USA TODAY.

Julia is a trends reporter for USA TODAY. She has covered a variety of topics, from local business and government in her hometown of Miami to technology and pop culture. You can connect with her on LinkedIn or follow her on X, formerly Twitter, Instagram And Tick ​​​​Tock: @juliamariegz

This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: When will Houston have power back? See the latest map of power outages.

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