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Denton Power Outages Caused by Weather


November 4, 2022 - Thunderstorm Wind

A trained spotter reported power poles down on Highway 380 just east of Lincoln Park, TX.

Navo - Navo
February 14, 2021 - Extreme Cold/Wind Chill

Extreme cold gripped the county for several days. Overnight lows were near or below 20 degrees Fahrenheit almost all week. The period of February 15-16th was the coldest with low temperatures between 5 to -7 degrees Fahrenheit, and the maximum temperature on the 15th was only in the lower teens. Wind chill values during the 14th-16th were between 0 to -20 degrees Fahrenheit most of the time. The cold temperatures resulted in an extreme amount of damage to pipes, infrastructure, and power.

March 8, 2016 - Tornado

A National Weather Service survey crew found evidence of an EF1 QLCS tornado in the city limits of The Colony. This tornado was brief, and damaged 6 homes and several power lines in the city.

Carney - Carney
March 8, 2016 - Thunderstorm Wind

An amateur radio report stated that damage occurred to the roof of a residential structure in The Colony, and that power lines were blown down.

Carney - Carney
May 7, 2015 - Tornado

A National Weather Service damage survey crew found evidence of EF-1 damage, especially near the Bolivar community in western Denton County, Texas. This tornado formed from the same parent supercell which produced a tornado in Wise County. The tornado began in the far southwestern portion of Denton County, producing damage to open farm and ranch land. Once the storm moved into the Bolivar community, damage to several roofs on homes were noted, as well as substantial damage to barns. A metal storage tank was lifted and thrown into the base of a high tension power line, causing the steel beams to collapse.

Stony - Bolivar


December 10, 2008

A dry line moved across north Texas as an upper level trough moved through the Desert Southwest. A line of thunderstorms developed and became severe as the night wore on. Two tornadoes and several downbursts caused significant damage across Grayson County. Strong winds followed behind a cold front and caused damage to power lines.


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Nov 6, 2022

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Oct 1, 2022

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Mutual aid crews began arriving in Lakeland Thursday prepared to get to the work of restoring power to Lakeland Electric customers.

Sep 29, 2022

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HIGH POINT, N.C. (WGHP) — Energy crews are working to restore power in High Point on Monday afternoon as storms roll through the area. Around 1,700 people are without power. The outages were reported near the Deep River area, according to a statement posted on social media by the City of High Point. Officials have […]

Sep 5, 2022

DFW weather: Severe storms bring outages, damage Sunday, Sept. 4 | wfaa.com

As many as 122,000 customers were without power on Sunday as storms moved through the area, according to Oncor.

Sep 4, 2022

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Sep 2, 2022

How to know the difference between a local power outage and rolling blackouts | State | dentonrc.com

Last week, Texans were asked twice to voluntarily conserve energy at home as record demand put stress on the power grid.

Jul 19, 2022

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As extreme weather becomes increasingly frequent, Texans said the power grid operator’s calls to conserve energy were a reminder the state still struggles to keep up with the growing power demand.

Jul 14, 2022

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Villages of Carmel in Denton have been experiencing regular outages since Sunday evening. Power goes on for 45 minutes to an hour and then back off for 1 hour or longer.

Rachel | February 16, 2021  

Ashli oaks community has been without power for nearly 4 hours. We are freezing

Cook | February 15, 2021  

stone mountain drive Power outage? Name of community?

Ruth | February 15, 2021  

stone mountain drive Power outage? Name of community?

Ruth | February 15, 2021  

Stone mountain drive?? South Denton - what is name of community?

Ruth | February 15, 2021  

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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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Denton, Texas

City Denton
County Denton
State Texas (TX)
Country United States
Zip Codes 76201, 76202, 76203, 76204, 76205, 76206, 76207, 76208, 76209, 76210

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