High temperatures and humidity caused an overload of power in Midland causing power outages.

According to NewsWest 9, over 1600 residents in the Legends Park area of Midland were without power Tuesday when temperatures soared into the triple digits.

Oncor officials say the main line locked out at about 5:20 Tuesday afternoon causing the loss of power.

The power was evetually restored to those areas about 11 pm Tuesday night.