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Bethel Power Outages Caused by Weather


October 31, 2019 - Thunderstorm Wind

Trees and power lines were downed in the area. Time estimated from radar.

Bethel - Bethel
November 16, 2006 - Thunderstorm Wind

A line of severe thunderstorms knocked down several trees and power lines across the central third and south central parts of Berks County. These included parts of the following municipalities: Bethel, Exeter, Maxatawny, Mount Penn, Reading, Richmond, Penhurst and Womelsdorf. About 2,500 homes and businesses lost power. Power was restored within about one hour.

Bethel - Kutztown


Voting goes mostly smoothly on Election Day as baseless fraud claims swirl | CNN Politics Close icon Politics

State and local elections officials said Tuesday's voting in the midterm elections went smoothly overall, with a few isolated problems reported, including in the key swing state of Arizona where issues with voting machines sparked baseless claims about fraud.

Nov 9, 2022

WPIAL singles, doubles players advance to PIAA Class 2A semifinals | Trib HSSN

WPIAL athletes found plenty of success at the PIAA Class 2A singles and doubles girls tennis tournament Friday.

Nov 6, 2022

Minor league report: Penguins-Comets game suspended due to power outage | TribLIVE.com

The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins’ second game of the season against the Utica Coments was suspended on Monday due to a power outage at the Utica (N.Y.) Memorial Auditorium. Play was halted at 17:17 of the second period when the lights went out. The American Hockey League announced the game was suspended

Oct 18, 2022

Body found in woods behind Mount Bethel Diner | Lehigh Valley Regional News | wfmz.com

A man's body was found behind the diner on October 1st.

Oct 15, 2022

Pike County power outage | The River Reporter

Pike County Light & Power Company (PCLP) has issued a message about a power outage in Pike County: "PCLP is aware of a widespread outage affecting all of Matamoras, Westfall, Milford …

Sep 12, 2022

Hundreds of West Penn Power customers without service in Lower Burrell, power restored just before 8 | TribLIVE.com

Thunderstorms and heavy winds knocked down trees and power lines in Lower Burrell on Thursday evening, according to West Penn Power officials. Spokesman Eyad Gheith said the city was the hardest hit area in the Alle-Kiski Valley, with between 500 to 1,500 customers affected. He said outages in Westmoreland County

Aug 4, 2022

Power companies rush to restore electricity after Saturday's storms in Southwest Pennsylvania | TribLIVE.com

The storm that blew through the region Saturday afternoon left tens of thousands of households without power, as one of the region’s two major power companies reported significant progress while the other reported more customers were affected. Trees and power lines were down all across the region after high winds

Jul 23, 2022

Allegheny County will monitor air quality closely after power outage at US Steel's Clairton Coke Works | TribLIVE.com

Officials at U.S. Steel are working to restore the Clairton Coke Works back to normal operations after an early morning power outage. The outage, which was reported at 5:30 a.m. Monday, required the flaring of coke oven gasses from the stacks and batteries, according to a news release from Allegheny

Jul 4, 2022

West Penn Power warns: fireworks can cause electrical outages | TribLIVE.com

People who set off fireworks on their property should be aware that the display they enjoy for a few moments could cause a power outage lasting hours, West Penn Power said as a warning of what might happen if safety procedures are not followed. While fireworks and foil balloons are

Jul 2, 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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Bethel, Pennsylvania

City Bethel
County Berks
State Pennsylvania (PA)
Country United States
Zip Codes 19507

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