Power Outage in Chatham, IL

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Ameren Illinois
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(800) 755-5000 Report Online
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City Water Light and Power
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(217) 789-2121 Report Online
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Rural Electric Conven Coop
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(217) 438-6197
Menard Electric Coop
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(800) 872-1203
Shelby Electric Coop, Inc
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(800) 677-2612
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Chatham Power Outages Caused by Weather


December 10, 2021 - Thunderstorm Wind

Power lines were blown down near Route 4 and Cottonwood Drive south of Walgreens.

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June 28, 2018 - Thunderstorm Wind

A power line was blown down on the 400 block of Main Street.

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June 19, 2018 - Thunderstorm Wind

A 4-inch diameter tree limb was blown onto power lines.

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July 12, 2011 - Thunderstorm Wind

Power lines were blown down east of Chatham.

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April 19, 2011 - Thunderstorm Wind

Several trees and power lines were blown down. One house suffered roof damage.

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All of Illinois facing possible rolling blackouts, except Chicago area | WICS

If you had your air conditioner going during last week’s record-breaking heat you weren’t alone. But it’s the power it took to cool off everyone’s home that has officials sounding the alarm before we hit summer. During Tuesday's city council meeting, City Water, Light and Power (CWLP) said the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) is asking for the state to cut back on usage. It’s why they say Illinoisans should get ready for rolling blackouts and higher prices.

May 19, 2022

Springfield IL snow updates: Get the latest winter storm information

City of Springfield Public Works crews will try to keep streets plowed as storm plummets area; heaviest snow fall expected through Wednesday afternoon

Feb 2, 2022

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Power out in Chatham since 5 pm how much longer

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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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Chatham, Illinois

City Chatham
County Sangamon
State Illinois (IL)
Country United States
Zip Codes 62629

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