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Power outage in Due West, South Carolina? Contact your local utility company.
The presale was pushed back to 3 p.m. for all the West Coast dates, including Swift's stops at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara.
Heavy rains, fires, wrecks and more kept McDowell emergency personnel busy over Veterans Day weekend.
At least two reported dead as Nicole weakens to a tropical storm after striking Florida's east coast as the first US hurricane in November in nearly 40 years | Weather | wrex.com
At least two people have died during the damage wrought by Nicole's overnight landfall Thursday along Florida's eastern shore, which knocked out power to thousands, pushed buildings near collapse and
Voting goes mostly smoothly on Election Day as baseless fraud claims swirl | CNN Politics Close icon Politics
State and local elections officials said Tuesday's voting in the midterm elections went smoothly overall, with a few isolated problems reported, including in the key swing state of Arizona where issues with voting machines sparked baseless claims about fraud.
Another 2,500 customers are out in Somerset County.
Board approves pursuit of psych bed certificates of need in Charleston and Pee Dee, supports new building connector | MUSC | Charleston, SC
MUSC board approves pursuit of psych bed certificates of need in Charleston and Pee Dee.
Power out after car struck utility pole along Savannah Highway | WCBD News 2 Open Navigation Close Navigation
WEST ASHLEY, S.C. (WCBD) – Crews are responding to a collision with caused damage to a utility pole along US 17/Savannah Highway on Monday afternoon. A vehicle struck the pole outside of Bessinger’s Bar-B-Q around 3:00 p.m. Crews are routing traffic around the crash. They have one lane open in both directions along Savannah Highway […]
Utility companies in Florida are working around the clock to restore power, but officials warn the task may take weeks to even months to complete in the hardest-hit areas.
Hurricane Ian: More than a week after the storm, Florida residents face life without water, electricity, and in many cases, their homes | CNN Close icon
Residents in southwestern Florida have been bearing the brunt of Hurricane Ian, and frustration with the government response is beginning to set in a little more than a week since the storm slammed into the state.
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Almost 200,000 homes and businesses still lacked power in Florida on Thursday, a week after Hurricane Ian crashed across the state.
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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.