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Power outage in Archer, Florida? Contact your local utility company.
Gainesville Alachua County utility companies ready for Hurricane Ian
While Gainesville Regional Utilities is mainly concerned with electric, water and wastewater, Alachua County Public Works is focused on flooding and roads.
Hurricane Ian live updates for Alachua County region
Here is a running list of the latest information on Hurricane Ian and its impact on the Alachua County region.
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Many North Central Florida Locations are offering free sandbags in preparation for Hurricane Ian.
Power outage at Austin airport leads to flight delays Share on Facebook Email This Link Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn
An early morning power outage Wednesday at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport caused flight delays that continued even after electricity was restored.
Hundreds of people facing power outages throughout North Central Florida following stormy weekend Share on Facebook Email This Link Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn
Duke Energy is reporting nearly 400 households are stuck without power.?Newberry city officials say the Duke Substation that feeds power in the city is down, causing the outage there.? Clay Electric is seeing nearly 500 outages, with 200 coming from Alachua and 190 in Columbia county.
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Tweets from Archer, Florida
Investigators said it appeared that the man was trying to get to his portable oxygen when he collapsed https://t.co/mr2rPwOS67
Curse you random building power outage!
@MichaelROLeary Trying to prep for possible power outage ;) and also just trying to make more time to play!
Alachua County Public Schools spokeswoman Jackie Johnson said in an email Tuesday afternoon that they are halting o… https://t.co/elMGoJ6q9o
Due to the potential for high winds, power outages & other effects of Tropical Storm Nicole, ACPS schools & offices… https://t.co/SSztWBspgg
NEW: Alachua County is now under a Tropical Storm Watch, meaning TS conditions are expected within 48 hours. Count… https://t.co/b6nPKPiHyP
UF Alert-Gainesville Power Outage due to a vehicle accident at Alpha Gamma Rho, 2200 block of Museum Rd. Avoid the… https://t.co/zJt9powK6F
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.
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