Did you lose power?
How to Report Power Outage
Power outage in Bessemer, Alabama? Contact your local utility company.
Bessemer Power Outages Caused by Weather
More than 10,000 residents lost power Wednesday in Virginia Beach after a squirrel got into a substation, according to Dominion Energy. Although power was restored, the squirrel is not believed to have survived after getting into a substation and causing the outage.
Tens of thousands without power as severe storms roll through Birmingham area, downing trees and power lines - al.com
There were reports of trees downed from high winds as more than 40,000 Alabama Power customers were without electricity.
University of Montevallo power outage displaces students, disrupts classes Open Navigation Close Navigation
The lights could be off in seven buildings and one residence hall at The University of Montevallo for three days, the school said on Tuesday following the failure of a 50-year-old distribution cable.
Are you affected? Leave your comment below.
Tweets from Bessemer, Alabama
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.
|Zip Codes||35020, 35021, 35022, 35023|