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Texans trapped in homes as tornado rips through state causing 'considerable damage' | US | News | Express.co.uk
A severe storm system in the south of the US has helped create the biggest tornado threat the country has seen for five months.
Residents in northwest Houston have been experiencing momentary interruptions in power since the end of September.
Nearly 70 households in Nolanville were without power on Friday due to a vehicle incident.
Residents in the Westfield Village Community are frustrated after dealing with several gas leaks, power outages, and a boil water notice over the past week.
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More than 2,100 PG&E customers in Chico and Cohasset lost power around 12:40 p.m.
Power in parts of Florida could be out for more than a week as flooding lingers in Ian's wake | CNN Close icon
It could be more than a week until power lines are fully restored in some parts of Florida as residents deal with major flooding after the deadly Hurricane Ian, expected to be the most expensive storm in the Sunshine State's history.
Power restored to more than half of 500,000 Tampa Bay customers who lost it in Ian Newspaper icon Email Plus Outline icon My Account icon
About 132,000 Tampa Electric customers were without power Friday morning, while at least 64,000 were without power in Pinellas County.
PG&E estimates that customers will get power back around 4:45 p.m.
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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.