Posted on February 22, 2023

El Paso Electric Issues Statement Regarding High Wind Advisory

EL PASO, Texas – El Paso Electric (EPE) President and CEO, Kelly Tomblin, issues the following statement regarding the National Weather Service high wind advisory.

"At El Paso Electric, the safety and well-being of our customers and employees are our top priorities. With the high wind advisory in effect by the National Weather Service, we are closely monitoring the situation and taking all necessary steps to ensure the reliability and safety of our energy grid.

We highly recommend our customers take safety precautions during any high wind event, including securing loose outdoor items. Customers should always avoid downed power lines. We have additional crews ready to respond as quickly and safely to any potential issues and outages that may arise.

We remain committed to providing safe and reliable power to the communities we serve."

As a reminder, customers should contact our outage department at (915) 877-3400 in Texas and (575) 523-7591 in New Mexico to report any outages or safety concerns. Customers can view current outages reported at


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