Power Outage in Dillon, MT

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Dillon Power Outages Caused by Weather


December 2, 2012 - High Wind

KBZK tweets report of downed power lines and snapped power poles due to high winds in Bozeman. (Specific location reported as Goldstein Lane).



May 6, 2020

A vigorous Pacific trough and attendant cold front passed through Southwest Montana on the afternoon of Wednesday May 6th. Strong cold air advection and a well mixed boundary layer briefly transferred 50 to 55 kt westerly H700 winds to the surface. The greatest impacts were observed near Dillon in Beaverhead County, where visibility dropped to near zero along interstate 15 due to blowing dust and some tree and power line damage was reported.


Power outages and downed trees reported in Billings after Sunday evening storm | News | montanarightnow.com

BILLINGS, Mont. - Hundreds lost power after the storm Sunday evening in Billings. In addition, city residents reported flooding, hail and downed trees.

Jul 26, 2022

A crash north of Kalispell caused an outage for over 2,000 early Thursday morning | ABC Fox Kalispell | montanarightnow.com

WHITEFISH, Mont. - A driver is walking away uninjured from an accident that knocked out power for over 2,000 people north of Kalispell early Thursday morning.

Jun 9, 2022

Hit-and-run causes outage for over 1,700 in Kalispell area | ABC Fox Kalispell | montanarightnow.com

KALISPELL, Mont. - A high-voltage Padmount switch was hit in Kalispell Saturday night, causing a power outage to many in the area.

Mar 6, 2022

Mansfield area hit with power outage affecting 8,200 customers | News | richlandsource.com

Thousands of customers in Mansfield lost power Thursday afternoon after an “equipment issue” with a transmission line that feeds the area, according to an Ohio Edison spokeswoman.

Dec 9, 2021

User Comments…

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Whole Towns out of power

Rebecca | October 07, 2020  

Whole town of Dillon Mt

George | October 06, 2020  

What is the EST of turn on the power? I have not comment except I would like to know how long so I can make plans.

Marg Davis | June 14, 2020  

How long is the power going to be out at 455 Southwind Lane, Dillon, Mt

Jude Davis | June 14, 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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Dillon, Montana

City Dillon
County Beaverhead
State Montana (MT)
Country United States
Zip Codes 59725

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