Power Outage in Bristol, TN

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Bristol Tennessee Essential Services
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(423) 968-2837
Appalachian Power
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Bristol Power Outages Caused by Weather


June 21, 2010 - Thunderstorm Wind

The Bristol Herald Courier newspaper reported numerous trees and powerlines downed by thunderstorm winds countywide. More than 5000 customers in Sullivan county lost power. A few buildings also sustained wind damage.

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August 3, 2005 - Thunderstorm Wind

A few trees and powerlines reported down in the neighborhoods surrounding the Bristol Country Club area.

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BTES to begin trimming trees, vegetation

BRISTOL, Tenn. — Bristol Tennessee Essential Services is working to increase reliability for its customers through its vegetation management program.

Oct 4, 2022

Power returns for most in Polk County after Hurricane Ian

As of 2 p.m. Tuesday, Lakeland Electric reported that 165 outages remained, affecting 768 customers.

Oct 4, 2022

Ian's wake; Mostly trees down and power outages locally

Trees and limbs were down across Cabarrus County and the Piedmont as then-Tropical Storm Ian moved through the area. Several power outages were reported. The storm brought heavy winds and

Oct 1, 2022

Appalachian Power map: Hundreds of customer outages reported Monday | WJHL | Tri-Cities News & Weather Open Navigation Close Navigation

KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WJHL) — Appalachian Power on Monday morning reported hundreds of customer outages throughout multiple communities in Sullivan and Hawkins counties following a storm Sunday night. According to an area outage map, there are 1,239 customer outages total in Northeast Tennessee communities — many cited to be due to “tree contact.” Hundreds of customer […]

Sep 26, 2022

Water outage in Sullivan County frustrating residents | WCYB

No water. No communication. Residents on Silver Ground Road without water since Thursday morning - causing them more and more frustration.

Aug 5, 2022

Eastman reveals cause of power loss

Eastman officials said a switch over to an upgraded control system software program for the largest powerhouse at the 900-acre Kingsport, Tennessee plant was the cause of the recent power

Aug 1, 2022

Power outages to affect Johnson City | WJHL | Tri-Cities News & Weather Open Navigation Close Navigation

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) – BrightRidge tree-trimming contractors will be performing maintenance on power lines resulting in temporary outages for downtown Johnson City on Monday, a press release from the company says. According to the release, power will be disconnected from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Monday, August 1, with approximately 25 homes in the […]

Jul 29, 2022

Methyl iodide, iodine released following Eastman power outage, company says | WCYB

Eastman shut down operations Friday following a power outage, and methyl iodide and iodine were released into the air, the company said.

Jul 22, 2022

‘Tree contact’ caused power outage for hundreds in Abingdon | WJHL | Tri-Cities News & Weather Open Navigation Close Navigation

ABINGDON, Va. (WJHL) – Hundreds were without power in Abingdon Monday morning, according to Appalachian Power. The Appalachian Power Outage Map reported that as of 11:19 a.m., 902 customers were without power on the north side of Abingdon. As of 11:56 a.m., only 13 customers lacked power in the area. The map states that the […]

Jul 18, 2022

Storms result in power outages across the region | WJHL | Tri-Cities News & Weather Open Navigation Close Navigation

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) — Thousands of people were still without power as of 11 p.m. after severe thunderstorms rolled through the region. According to BrightRidge, just over 1,400 (down from more than 3,000) of its customers were without electricity. Around 1,000 Appalachian Power customers in Sullivan County were without power. The utility also reported […]

Jul 5, 2022

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We are without power at Anthony Dr.

Velez | September 23, 2020  

We still don’t have power since Tuesday, revere drive, Bristol, 06010 I hope it will be fixed soon

Afkar Mubarak | August 06, 2020  

I still have no power Jennifer Rd now going on 3 days all food melting away and no air either.when will this nightmare will end . senior with preexisting condition.and where I live it's all underground utilities.whats wrong with Eversource.they should cut CEO pay by 50%.

Antonio Tavares. | August 06, 2020  

No power since Tuesday. Trees are still blocking the road. Timber Lane

Campbell | August 06, 2020  

I live on hill st in Bristol CT theirs been a wire down since yesterday 4pm right were the intersection is right before firedtone that long stretch were everyone goes to race. and today same as yesterday. Please help!!

David Johnson | August 05, 2020  

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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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Bristol, Tennessee

City Bristol
County Sullivan
State Tennessee (TN)
Country United States
Zip Codes 37620, 37621, 37625

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