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The outages come as Russia accuses Ukrainian forces of attacking and damaging Moscow-held Nova Kakhovka dam.
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Ukraine news from Oct 18: Moscow has stepped up its campaign, prompting blackouts and threatening critical supplies.
South Los Angeles is experiencing a heatwave reaching triple digit temperatures, putting USC and its students at risk of a power outage.
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A thunderstorm rolled through the area and tried to charge things up, but Kansas City’s offense was too well grounded.
80,000 customers were knocked out before crews started re-routing power to substations in Morris and Sussex counties.
Two transformer fires near Green Hill High School caused power outages for residents for about an hour Friday afternoon.
Hurricane Harbor and Wild Safari are operating as scheduled, according to a Six Flags spokeswoman.
The 1977 outage lasted 25 hours and led to looting in many neighborhoods.
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Power Outage FAQs
What is Power Outage?
Power outage (also called a power cut, a power blackout, power failure or a blackout) is a short-term or a long-term loss of the electric power to a particular area.
What Causes Power Outages?
- Severe weather (high winds, lightning, winter storms, heat waves, rain or flooding can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
- Other damage to electric transmission lines (vehicle accidents, trees, and animals can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
- Repairing, maintenance or upgrades on power lines and equipment.
What are the Top Outage Safety Tips?
- Stay away from the downed power lines, park vehicles in protected areas;
- Unplug appliances and electronics, limit cell phone use to conserve battery life;
- Use portable generators outdoors only, well away from open windows and doors;
- Pack perishable foods into a cooler, keep refrigerator and freezer doors shut as much as possible.