Power Outage in Carbondale, IL

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Ameren Illinois
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Egyptian Electric Coop Assn
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Duke Energy
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Georgia Power
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Pacific Power
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SIU football opens season with 64-29 setback at Incarnate Word

Incarnate Word overcame a lengthy, pregame lightning delay and an in-game power outage to beat Southern Illinois, 64-29, in the season opener for both teams on Saturday night.

Sep 7, 2022

Power outages being resolved in Marion | News | wsiltv.com

A large portion of the City of Marion is without power.

Sep 6, 2022

Amid possible blackouts, Illinois lawmakers call for scrapping 'Green New Deal' | Illinois | thecentersquare.com

(The Center Square) – In the wake of an alert warning of possible rolling blackouts this summer, some Illinois lawmakers want to revise the state’s energy policies.

Jun 20, 2022

Ameren activates Emergency Operations Center to restore power | News | wsiltv.com

Ameren Illinois activated its Emergency Operations Center at 6:30 a.m. Friday morning to assess damage caused by severe weather.

Jun 17, 2022

Rolling blackouts are not expected | Consumer Watch | wsiltv.com

Southern Illinois (WSIL) -- As temperatures reach new records this summer, rolling blackouts are a big talking point, but shouldn't be expected for our region.

Jun 14, 2022

Federal Grid Operator concerned over power outages ahead of Summer Share on Facebook Email This Link Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn

The nation’s power grid is under stress like never before. And that could lead to potential periodic power outages in Missouri and Illinois.

Jun 2, 2022

UPDATE: Investigation underway after small plane crashed near Southern Illinois Airport

An investigation is underway after a small aircraft crashed near the Southern Illinois Airport over the weekend.

Feb 14, 2022

Authorities confirm a plane crash near Southern Illinois airport | News | wsiltv.com

JACKSON COUNTY, ILLINOIS (WSIL) -- The sheriff's office confirms a plane crashed Saturday evening near the area and that the Carbondale Fire Department is on scene.

Feb 12, 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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Carbondale, Illinois

City Carbondale
County Jackson
State Illinois (IL)
Country United States
Zip Codes 62901, 62902, 62903