Power Outage in Buffalo, MN

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Power outage in Buffalo, Minnesota? Contact your local utility company.

City of Buffalo Municipal Electric
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(763) 682-5370
Writh-Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association
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(763) 477-3000 Report Online
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Xcel Energy
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(800) 895-1999 Report Online
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Webster Electric Cooperative
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(417) 859-2216
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Delano Municipal Utilities
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(763) 972-0557

Buffalo Power Outages Caused by Weather


February 28, 2012 - Winter Storm

Periods of heavy snow fell across Wright County from Tuesday evening, through Wednesday morning. The precipitation turned over to freezing rain, sleet and rain during the evening, before turning back to snow overnight. Locally 4 to 8 inches of snow fell, with some ice accumulating on trees and power lines.

August 23, 2011 - Thunderstorm Wind

Several trees were blown down and knocked down power lines.

Buffalo Muni Arpt - Buffalo Muni Arpt
May 10, 2011 - Tornado

One home lost part of its roof, and others lost shingles. Several homes had windows blown in. Several dozen trees and a number of power poles were broken or knocked down. Siding and soffits were ripped off a few houses. Numerous backyard fences were blown over. A pole barn was lifted up about three feet before being set back down. The tornado was photographed and videotaped by several people. The condensation funnel was not fully extended, and the debris cloud never extended as high as the condensation funnel. The tornado was a marginal EF-1, with winds near 90 mph.

Hanover - St Michael
July 4, 2007 - Thunderstorm Wind

Six to eight inch tree limbs severed. Few power lines down.

Buffalo - Buffalo
June 8, 2004 - Thunderstorm Wind

Hundreds of trees and power lines were downed and a handful of buildings were damaged across the northwest portion of the county. The hardest hit areas included the communities of Annandale, Corinna Township, Maple Lake, St. Michael, Clearwater, and South Haven. Significant tree damage was also reported at Clearwater Lake, Pleasant Lake, Lake Sylvia, Schroeder County Park, Camp Friendship, and Lake Maria State Park. Highway 24 near Clearwater Lake was blocked by downed trees, and boats and docks on the lake were damaged. A wind gust of 64 MPH was recorded in Maple Lake at 1:35 AM CDT. A gust of 52 MPH was recorded in Cokato and a gust of 47 MPH was recorded in Annandale at 1:30 AM CDT.

Countywide - Countywide


June 27, 2019

A line of storms that developed across South Dakota during the early morning hours of Thursday, June 27th, continued to progress eastward into west central, and southwest Minnesota after sunrise. A few wind gusts of 40 to 50 mph occurred within this line, as some of the Department of Transportation wind sensors measured wind gusts less than 50 mph. Isolated damage occurred near Delano where a large tree was blown down. Otherwise, most of the reports were of a few small branches blown down, or power outages due to small limbs landing on power lines.


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Nov 11, 2022

UPDATE: Benefit Following Fire Destruction of Rudin Family Farm loading... loading...

A barn and a house in the Town of Owego are said to be a total loss following a fire October 19 that drew firefighters from Tioga and Broome counties.

Oct 20, 2022

Comets Reschedule Monday's Postponed Game Following Aud Blackout

The Utica Comets have announced the rescheduled date for Monday's postponed game, which will resume already in progress. There was about 2:30 remaining in the second period with the Comets leading Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 2-1 when the power and all of the lights went out at the Adirondack Bank Center.

Oct 18, 2022

More than 150,000 AT&T customers lose service - Brainerd Dispatch | News, weather, sports from Brainerd and Baxter

Outages started being reported across Minnesota as early as 7:50 a.m. Tuesday morning.

Oct 12, 2022

Cubans suffer as power outage caused by Hurricane Ian drags on - CBS News

Ivette Garrido hurried last week to get the 13 pounds of subsidized chicken allotted to her family by Cuba's government and put it in the freezer, happy to have meat to get through Hurricane Ian.

Sep 30, 2022

More than 1M still without power in Puerto Rico as island assesses damage from Hurricane Fiona | Utility Dive

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Sep 21, 2022

Crash causes power outage for 7,200 customers in University City - The San Diego Union-Tribune

The outage started just before 8 p.m., SDG&E said

Sep 8, 2022

Power surge at UB North Campus causes power outage at multiple buildings | wgrz.com

Around 11 a.m. a power surge knocked out power at multiple buildings.

Sep 8, 2022

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Power out in Buffalo 14222 - came on and off a few times then out . . .

Rafe | June 19, 2022  

Lights flickering in Olde Walden Village Cheektowaga.

Carl | October 15, 2020  

Emerald Park Development has been out for a couple of hours

Kee | September 07, 2020  

Power off for over an hr now. Live about 5 miles out of Buffalo on French Creek Rd

Barbara Fostmeier | September 07, 2020  

Turkey ln all of trailor court is out

Jacob Peters | August 03, 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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Buffalo, Minnesota

City Buffalo
County Wright
State Minnesota (MN)
Country United States
Zip Codes 55313

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