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Hurricane Harvey Update - Power Outages Map

Update on Hurricane Harvey includes power outages map, new ways to donate, and info on this disaster.

Satellite Image of Hurricane HarveyThe weather in Southeastern Texas continues to pour rain and drench the millions of people in this area. Several employees at Generator Source have lived in Texas and still have relatives that reside in cities throughout the state, including Houston and Corpus Christi.

We make this blog post as the storm continues to drench and fill the area with several feet of water. The dry weather and sunshine will arrive and we wait and watch as the citizens of the region hang on and look to recover from this devastating hurricane.

Most people have been overwhelmed by the coverage so we have provided a consolidated list below of top resources that specifically reference power related news and a few of the sites we have used during this time to keep tabs of things from afar:

Texas Power Outages Map

As of 8/30/17 at the peak there was 300,000 customers without power.  That number remains today at 278,000.  The site below uses cutting edge technology from Data Fusion Solutions to pull info from over 700 untility websites every 15 minutes.  Click here for local station Channel 2e Map.

New Ways to Donate Now Available

Interesting new ways to donate are now available.  For people who are hesitatnt on where the money goes, Amazon is once again leading the pack with new options for people to help through direct purchases and shipments to authorized delaears and locations.  Now you can buy large or small packages and have them shipped direct - read the Today story here.

Record Rainfall Levels Reached

As of 8/29 the rainfall total surpassed the continenal record for rain from a single storm with 49".  The unprecented rain continues and over 20 trillion tons are expected to flow through the state by the time it's over - see more detials click here for USA Today story with videos:

Tropical Storm Harvey Could Disrupt Energy Industry

The Texas Gulf Coast plays a major role in the US energy industry.  The U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement estimates that platforms accounting for about 22 percent of oil production and 26 percent of natural gas output in the Gulf had been shut down. Read more here.

Generator Source is thinking of those impacted and the needs all of you have. We have been selling industrial generators for over 35 years and some of our best clients reside and operate businesses and operations in Texas. We are reaching out to you and hope all is well.

As the need for on-site power arises, we are always available to offer high quality used generators. Please contact us if you require 20 kW to 4,000 kW generators.  You can view our real time inventory here or call us at 800-853-2073.

Stay safe. We are all waiting for the storm to subside and give everyone some time to recover, catch their breath and move rebuild. The great state of Texas will recover and continue to show their resilience.generator contact us today.

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