Power Outage in Athens, GA

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Strickland | October 18, 2020  

My Power is out, just outside of Athens, Tennessee, CR 175

Vicki Nesom | October 01, 2020  

Anyone else without Power on hickory Ridge

Larry Thomas | August 28, 2020  

Power outage in South Milledge Avenue extension and UGA university village area.

Carpenter | June 02, 2020  

Whole n.hood power out. 5 points area, athens, ga

Ben morris | June 02, 2020  

Power outage on old-south.

SS | November 07, 2018  

Forest hills power outage

David Bath | August 05, 2018  

Power in whole neighborhood out off Hwy 30 west of Athens.

Kristen Hernandez | July 01, 2018  

Tweets from Athens, GA

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.

Athens, Georgia

Country United States
State Georgia (GA)
County Clarke
City Athens
Zip Codes 30606, 30605, 30607, 30601, 30609, 30602, 30603, 30604, 30608, 30612.

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