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Power outage in Centralia, Washington? Contact your local utility company.
Colder Weather in the Forecast After Wind Topples Trees and Knocks Out Power; Packwood Area Hit Hard | The Daily Chronicle
Falling Tree Knocked Out Power for More Than 5,000 Centralia Residents Thursday | The Daily Chronicle
Car Crashes Into Pole, Knocking Out Power for 1,160 Customers in Centralia Monday | The Daily Chronicle
CENTRALIA, Wash. - Nearly 20,000 customers lost power Friday morning in Lewis County due to a large-scale outage. The cause was not immediately disclosed. Lewis County Public Utility District officials said the west end of Lewis County had
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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.