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Belmont Power Outages Caused by Weather


April 1, 2023 - High Wind

Over 4,000 homes in the county were without power due to downed trees onto power lines.

September 22, 2021 - Thunderstorm Wind

Power lines were blown down, which led to a pole fire, near the intersection of Desert Road and Arvilla Road near the community of Arvilla.

Arvilla - Arvilla
March 2, 2017 - Strong Wind

Trees blown down onto a power line St. Marys.

July 26, 2012 - Thunderstorm Wind

Trees fell onto power lines.

St Marys - St Marys
February 11, 2009 - Thunderstorm Wind

Trees were blown down onto power lines.

St Marys - St Marys


Power outage impacts over 500 customers in Chesterfield County | WRIC ABC 8News Open Navigation Close Navigation

A power outage is impacting over 500 customers in the Harpers Mill area of Chesterfield County on Saturday morning.

Oct 15, 2022

AEP Ohio: Power restored to most customers in Belmont County | WTRF Open Navigation Close Navigation

UPDATE: July 28, 2022 8:51 p.m. AEP Ohio spokesman Michael Lascola confirms that power is now restored to the majority of homes affected by Thursday evening’s power outage. He says there are now only 40 customers without power in Belmont County, down from a high of nearly 3,300 earlier. Lascola says the cause of the […]

Jul 28, 2022

More than 70,000 report power outages in metro Richmond and Tri-Cities | WRIC ABC 8News Open Navigation Close Navigation

More than 20 thousand customers are currently without power due to severe thunderstorms ripping across the commonwealth.

Jun 22, 2022

AEP allows you to file a claim over spoiled food, hotel stays, more | WTRF Open Navigation Close Navigation

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — Strong winds, thunderstorms and high temperatures became a combination that left many without electricity for days. If you had food go bad, lost wages at your job or had to stay in a hotel because of an extended outage, AEP has an online portal to file a claim. It’s not a […]

Jun 16, 2022

More storms, power outages impact Eastern Ohio | News, Sports, Jobs - The Times Leader

BELMONT -- Early evening storms blew through the area Thursday, bringing down more trees and limbs and knocking out more power. Belmont County Emergency Manag

Jun 16, 2022

List of places closed in Wheeling due to outages | WTRF Open Navigation Close Navigation

Advanced Dentistry in Elm Grove City of Wheeling offices Bridge Tavern & Grill Centre Market Catholic Charities (No meal delivery) Elm grove animal hospital Elm grove animal hospital FeltonCPA Goodwin Foot and Ankle Center  Just Smiles-Dr. Joy Harr Pizza Hut Elm Grove Steele Pediatric Dentistry in Elm Grove Wheeling Park Pool/ Day Camp Wheeling Coffee […]

Jun 14, 2022

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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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Belmont, West Virginia

City Belmont
County Pleasants
State West Virginia (WV)
Country United States
Zip Codes 26134

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