Nearly 1,900 customers were without power, Oncor electric company reported Monday morning, after rain showers, thunder and lightning rolled through the Killeen area.

The storm hit Fort Hood and Killeen about 10 a.m. and ended about noon.

Casey Simpson, area manager for Oncor, said during the thunderstorm, an electric feeder that covers most of Bell County went out but was repaired just after 11 a.m.

According to Simpson, all power had been restored in the area by 3 p.m. Monday.

Fort Hood received the most rain in the area with just over 0.17 inches, while Killeen received only 0.02 inches in the hourlong storm, according to the National Weather Service.

Meteorologist Jason Godwin said no rain is expected in Killeen again until Saturday when there is a 20 percent chance of rainfall.

High temperatures this week are expected to steadily increase into the upper 90s while area low temperatures are expected to be in the mid-70s.

Today’s high will be 94, Highs Wednesday and Thursday are should be about 96. Friday is expected to be the hottest day this week with temperatures reaching 98 degrees.

254-501-7568 | quinton@kdhnews.com

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