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Berlin Power Outages Caused by Weather
Storms arrived Sunday as the transition from summer to fall brought clashing air masses. Winds of 60 mph were reported.
CT Town-By-Town Power Outages: Electricity Restored To Thousands - Across Connecticut, CT - More than 31,000 electric customers were without power at one point Monday afternoon, but the majority of customers got power back.
More than 20,000 We Energies customers without power Tuesday following severe weather on Monday in Milwaukee and Southeastern Wisconsin.
CONWAY — Businesses were left without power for nearly two hours in parts of North Conway Monday evening after a failure at a transformer substation on Eastman Road.
Storm Leaves Power Outages In New Berlin: Outage Map - New Berlin, WI - Power outages have been reported in New Berlin. Here's how to check the status of or report an outage.
Strong winds are expected to last throughout the day Thursday before subsiding at night, according to the National Weather Service.
We Energies crews spent the day Wednesday, Aug. 11 working to restore power after strong storms and high winds caused extensive damage across Wisconsin Tuesday night. The company's president said it's the largest power restoration effort in company history.
WASHINGTON COUNTY — Approximately 1,020 customers continue to not have power in Washington County at about 5 p.m. Wednesday — an improvement from the 10,624 customers who were without power
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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.