Power Outage in Cumberland, MD

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Cumberland Power Outages Caused by Weather


March 7, 2022 - Thunderstorm Wind

Numerous trees and power lines were blown down throughout the city of Cumberland.

Cumberland - Cumberland
August 28, 2021 - Thunderstorm Wind

Numerous trees and wires blew down near La Vale and Corriganville between Frostburg and Cumberland. A tree blew down blocking the roadway on Bedford Road Northeast and Valley Road Northeast. A tree blew down onto power lines on MD-36 Mount Savage Road Northwest near MD-638 Parkersburg Road Northwest. Wires blew down near the intersection of MD-36 Mount Savage Road Northwest and Portertown Road. Wires blew down on Greenpoint Road. A tree blew down onto power lines on MD-36 Mount Savage Road Northwest near Moss Cottage Lane Northwest. A tree blew down blocking MD-36 Mount Savage Road Northwest above the Brick Yard. A tree blew down onto power lines on Woodcock Hollow Road.

Long - Long
May 5, 2021 - Thunderstorm Wind

Two trees blew down on power lines near the intersection of Thompson Corner Road and MD-234 Budds Creek Road.

Keifer - Keifer
August 4, 2017 - Thunderstorm Wind

A tree and power lines were down near the intersection of Braddock Road and Seton Drive.

Cumberland - Cumberland
September 2, 2015 - Thunderstorm Wind

A tree and multiple power lines were reported down in the 1500 lock of Frederick St, resulting in the closure of the road.

Wolfe Mill - Wolfe Mill


July 25, 2007

An upper level low pressure system drifting northwest towards the Great Lakes and increase southerly flow at the surface combine to trigger isolated showers and thunderstorms across western Maryland. One storm moving over Allegany County became severe, downing trees and power lines in Cumberland, MD.

May 10, 2007

Scattered thunderstorms developed over western Maryland during the afternoon of May 10th. A storm in Allegany County became severe, producing damaging winds that downed trees and power lines.

March 2, 2006

A strong cold front crossed the region and caused strong winds to occur. There were reports of a few trees downed and minor property damage due to the strong winds. Tree limbs and powerlines were downed in the city of Cumberland. Also, some siding material was pulled loose on a building in Cumberland.

January 23, 2006

Ice accumulations totaled around one-quarter inch across portions of Western Maryland, including parts of Allegany County. Newspaper reports indicated that several thousand people were without power due to downed ice-covered trees and powerlines. The freezing rain conditions occurred due to warm southerly winds and abundant moisture over-riding the cold air near the ground.

December 15, 2005

A major winter storm occurred on December 15-16 across portions of the region. A low pressure storm tracked from the Gulf Coast to the Delmarva Peninsula by Friday morning, December 16. With warm air being drawn north into the cold air already in place, significant accumulations of freezing rain occurred across much of the area. Significant power outages occurred, especially in the Central Shenandoah Valley. Heavy snowfall also occurred across the higher elevations mainly along the Allegany Front, with nearly a foot of storm total snowfall. Ice accumulations in the Shenandoah Valley were up to 1 inch. 5 fatalities occurred as a result of this major winter storm (indirect). All of these fatalities were traffic related. Dominion Power reported more than 40,000 customers without power in portions of the area.


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KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WJHL) — Appalachian Power on Monday morning reported hundreds of customer outages throughout multiple communities in Sullivan and Hawkins counties following a storm Sunday night. According to an area outage map, there are 1,239 customer outages total in Northeast Tennessee communities — many cited to be due to “tree contact.” Hundreds of customer […]

Sep 26, 2022

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Sep 19, 2022

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Aug 30, 2022

Sussex County and Morris County power outage after I-80 accident

80,000 customers were knocked out before crews started re-routing power to substations in Morris and Sussex counties.

Aug 9, 2022

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Aug 5, 2022

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Two transformer fires near Green Hill High School caused power outages for residents for about an hour Friday afternoon.

Aug 5, 2022

Eastman releases cause of July 22 power outage | WJHL | Tri-Cities News & Weather Open Navigation Close Navigation

KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WJHL) – Eastman Chemical Company announced Monday that they have determined the cause of the power outage that hit the plant on July 22. According to a release from the company, the outage was “due to a switch over to an upgraded control system software program for its largest powerhouse at the site.” […]

Aug 1, 2022

Power outages to affect Johnson City | WJHL | Tri-Cities News & Weather Open Navigation Close Navigation

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) – BrightRidge tree-trimming contractors will be performing maintenance on power lines resulting in temporary outages for downtown Johnson City on Monday, a press release from the company says. According to the release, power will be disconnected from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Monday, August 1, with approximately 25 homes in the […]

Jul 29, 2022

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Power out

Ed Drake | July 29, 2021  

Bryant street Cumberland no power

Matt Dubeau | July 17, 2021  

No electric

Mendon Road, cumberland | March 01, 2021  

No power. Bear hill rd. Cumnerland

Bear hill village | October 30, 2020  

Power is out

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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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Cumberland, Maryland

City Cumberland
County Allegany
State Maryland (MD)
Country United States
Zip Codes 21501, 21502, 21503, 21504, 21505

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