Power Outage in Des Moines, IA

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MidAmerican Energy Company
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Alliant Energy
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Xcel Energy
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Duke Energy
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Georgia Power
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Lost power on 10/09 E Virginia

Mj | October 09, 2020  

East Gray lost power 6:30 Sat. nite

Mark Godwin | August 15, 2020  

SW 30th - out since 8/10 at 11:00 am.

jodie stephens | August 12, 2020  

For two days and counting with no power our food is on is spoiling

James Palmer | August 12, 2020  

Sw14 50315 still no power

Lundy | August 12, 2020  

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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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Des Moines, Iowa

City Des Moines
County Polk
State Iowa (IA)
Country United States
Zip Codes 50301, 50302, 50303, 50304, 50305, 50306, 50307, 50308, 50309, 50310