Multiple power outages were reported Thursday night and Friday morning shortly after temperatures dropped drastically in the Central Texas area.

Power outages are fluctuating frequently. To check the most up-to-date information in your area, go to your service-provider’s website.

The high winds and extremely cold temperatures leading to thousands of power outages across North Texas today.

You can also check the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) current grid conditions online. It is important to note that power outages can happen in inclement weather conditions, not just because of grid conditions.

The Princeton resident is using battery operated lights and keeping warm by the fire."It is very frustrating because we pay our electric bills to Oncor and all day it's been going in and out," he said.

Heading into today, he already didn't feel good. He lost power for two days during the February 2021 winter storm.

"We were hoping this winter we wouldn't have the same," he said. "Starting around 10 we had a blackout - boop boop - just a second - and I was like oh no.. and then 10 minutes later - boop boop - again."

Oncor says crews are working around the clock and are especially focusing on impacted critical infrastructure and areas where the most people have been impacted.