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High winds topple trees onto homes, cars, keep roaring through Southern California on Saturday – Orange County Register
Windy weather pummels Southern California, leaving trees down and power out to thousands | KTLA Open Navigation Close Navigation Close Modal
The Southland is cleaning up Tuesday following a night of powerful winds that left thousands without power. Power outages affected more than 30,000 Los Angeles Department of Water and Power customers when winds were at their worst Monday, according to a spokesperson with the LADWP. As of 9:45 a.m. Tuesday, power had been restored to […]
Roughly 51,000 customers in Northern California may lose power Tuesday, the utility said.
Intentional blackouts of this magnitude in unprecedented in California history
Power outage map: Where Southern California Edison has cut electricity or is considering it (Oct. 31) – Daily News
The first round of Southern California Edison outages began Thursday morning. By noon, almost 13,000 customers were without electricity.
PG&E power outage: Lines for gas, demand for portable generators and refrigeration.
Pursuit suspect crashes into hydrant, power pole in West Covina; thousands left without power - ABC7 Los Angeles
A police chase ended in a crash in West Covina where a fire hydrant and power pole were damaged, which may have caused a widespread outage in 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.