Power Outage in Dunbar, WV

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Dunbar Power Outages Caused by Weather


November 1, 2013 - Thunderstorm Wind

Wind gusts of 40 to 50 mph brought down a few trees onto power lines. The strongest gust was 50 mph.

Dunbar - Charleston
November 10, 2002 - Thunderstorm Wind

Power lines were snapped by fallen trees.

Dunbar - Dunbar


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Nov 8, 2022

Pink Energy Opens New Office Near Charleston, West Virginia

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Jul 8, 2022

Thousands still without power as outages stretch into second day | WCHS

Thousands are still without power Wednesday as outages in West Virginia and Ohio stretch into a second day amid a heat wave. In West Virginia, more than 21,000 Appalachian Power customers are still without service as of 1:20 p. m. Wednesday. More than 4,300 customer outages are reported in Kanawha County, followed by 1,300 in Lincoln, about 1,100 in Cabell, about 1,100 in Putnam and more than 900 in Mason.

Jun 15, 2022

35 homemade bombs found in Dunbar home, man arrested Open Navigation Close Navigation

DUNBAR, WV (WOWK) — A man was arrested after he was found to have 35 homemade bombs at his home and was seen at a home with 10 silver blasting caps in their yard. On April 12, the Dunbar Streets Crimes unit and officers searched the home where Josh Edens and his girlfriend resided for […]

May 23, 2022

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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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Dunbar, West Virginia

City Dunbar
County Kanawha
State West Virginia (WV)
Country United States
Zip Codes 25064

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