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Corrigan Power Outages Caused by Weather
Travelers were left in the dark for over two hours and counting at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport early Wednesday morning.
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EAST TEXAS (KETK) - Due to severe weather, some East Texas schools have canceled class or planned for early release in response.
TYLER, Texas (KETK) - Recent storms left 1,693 without power in the East Texas area on Tuesday as of 8 a.m.
Most power has been restored across East Texas after more than 12,000 people were without power during the day on Wednesday. There are approximately 752 outages as of this writing.
SMITH COUNTY, Texas (KETK) - Almost 800 people are without power Thursday in Smith County.
WOOD COUNTY, Texas (KETK) — Wood County Electric Co-Op has announced that they will be conducting a planned power outage on Wednesday.
TYLER, Texas (KETK) - Tens of thousands of East Texans are without power as severe storms are impacting the area Tuesday morning.
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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.