Power Outage in Athens, LA

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Southwest Electric
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Entergy Mississippi
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Powell Valley Electric Cooperative
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Athens Power Outages Caused by Weather


February 24, 2011 - Thunderstorm Wind

Numerous trees and powerlines were downed in Athens, Louisiana.

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May 14, 2003 - Thunderstorm Wind

Trees and power lines down along Highway 518 on the west side of town.

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AEP: Power back on for most Columbus-area customers

American Electric Power hoped to restore electricity to all Columbus-area customers by 5 a.m. Thursday.

Jun 15, 2022

User Comments…

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Power out on kyle lane off jones road

Jaso n | December 23, 2022  

Power outage at 7:00am utility notified, no response to outage area at 9am. Blake Drive Harvest Alabama

Xxxxxx | July 17, 2022  

power outage on blick road

nae | May 16, 2022  

Power got knocked out about an hour or so ago on snake road by Lucy’s branch

Coon | March 30, 2022  

Power is out

Jeanna | December 31, 2021  

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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.

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Athens, Louisiana

City Athens
County Claiborne
State Louisiana (LA)
Country United States
Zip Codes 71003

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