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Over 2,500 Lose Power In Long Beach: SCE - Long Beach, CA - 2,683 customers in Long Beach lost power Tuesday morning.
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P.E.I. power outages climb back over 11,000 14 days after Fiona, but all Charlottetown students back in school | CBC News
More P.E.I. students returned to the classroom Friday morning as all Charlottetown schools reopened, but Maritime Electric is learning there are more individual power outages than previously estimated.
Thousands of Prince Edward Island households still without power should have their lights back on this week, Kim Griffin of Maritime Electric told a briefing on Monday.
Maritime Electric workers on P.E.I. are feeling a new optimism after hitting two benchmarks Wednesday night for restoring power following post-tropical storm Fiona.
Over 1,500 Lose Power In Rancho Palos Verdes: SCE - Palos Verdes, CA - 1,797 customers in Rancho Palos Verdes lost power Friday evening.
Thousands Lose Power In Long Beach - Long Beach, CA - Metallic balloon causes 3,000 residents in Long Beach to lose power.
Residents in Clovis are the first in our region to start experience power outages as a result of extreme heat.PG&E announced 4,200 customers are currently witho
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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.