Power Outage in Benson, AZ

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Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Cooperative
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(800) 422-3275
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Tucson Electric Power
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(520) 623-7711 Report Online
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Western Area Power Administration
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(720) 962-7000
Columpus Electric Power
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(800) 228-0579
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Benson Power Outages Caused by Weather


July 5, 2013 - Thunderstorm Wind

Thunderstorm winds downed a power pole in Benson.

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August 24, 2010 - Thunderstorm Wind

The Benson News-Sun and a local city official reported extensive damage to much of the city of Benson from thunderstorm activity. The city official reported numerous mature and young trees uprooted, street signs bent or pulled completely out of the ground, damage to dwellings from uprooted trees, small sheds and car ports were lifted and thrown 50-75 feet, and shingle damage to numerous homes. Also, property fences were knocked over, camper trailers were turned over, and numerous power outages. The newspaper added that one particular insurance provider received 40 claims from residents, mostly related to roof damage. Additional information from the newspaper stated that at least 80 street signs had to be replaced. Extensive damage was also done to the Turquoise Hills Golf Course where numerous large trees were downed and buildings damaged.

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July 17, 2005 - Thunderstorm Wind

A severe thunderstorms in the Town of Benson produced strong winds (estimated to be 60 mph) and caused several power poles to be downed resulting in widespread power outages throughout the Town of Benson.

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Power restored on Danish island; outage was 'local fault'

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- A power outage briefly hit the Danish Baltic Sea island of Bornholm Monday. Authorities initially said that an underwater

Oct 10, 2022

More than 40,000 Valley residents see outages while dust storm passes

More than 40,000 residents experienced power outages Monday afternoon while a dust storm passed through the Valley.

Oct 3, 2022

TEP customers near I-10 and South Alvernon Way have power restored

About 5,643 TEP customers are left without power. The power outage is between Ajo south to Aerospace Parkway, Campbell east to Craycroft. Stay with KGUN9 for further updates.

Sep 9, 2022

Power outage near The Mall at Sierra Vista | Local News Stories | myheraldreview.com

SIERRA VISTA — A power outage affecting more than 2,000 customers in the vicinity of The Mall at Sierra Vista shortly after noon Friday, Sept. 2, occurred when a semi-truck

Sep 2, 2022

Monsoon storm brings rain, power outages to metro Phoenix

More storms passed through the Valley Tuesday evening, producing heavy rain in some parts and light drizzle in others.

Aug 23, 2022

Thousands lose power after storm whips through Phoenix area

Thousands of Valley residents were without power Friday morning and multiple schools were closed after a storm knocked down utility poles.

Aug 19, 2022

Heavy rain hits part of Valley on Thursday, many left without power

Thursday started one of the strongest weather systems of the season as rain pounded and residents around the Valley are left without power.

Aug 18, 2022

Rescues, power outages, road closures reported in Cochise Co.

Hundreds of people are left in the dark after severe weather passed through Cochise County Wednesday night.

Aug 4, 2022

Storm takes out power to nearly 6,000 metro Phoenix residents, delays Southwest flights

Storm activity Thursday morning delayed some flights at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and knocked out power to nearly 6,000 residents.

Aug 4, 2022

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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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Benson, Arizona

City Benson
County Cochise
State Arizona (AZ)
Country United States
Zip Codes 85602

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