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Power outage in East Glacier Park, Montana? Contact your local utility company.
Nov. 2—Northwest Montana's first significant winter storm of the season delivered slick roads, widespread power outages and school closures Wednesday morning. As many as 10,000 homes were without electricity at one point early Wednesday, according to Flathead Electric Co-op spokesperson Courtney Stone. The bulk of the outages were around Flathead Lake in Lakeside, Somers and Bigfork. Other ...
The road closed Oct. 1 at the 4-way intersection 1 mile north of the West Entrance Station, according to a Facebook post from the park.
A 79-year-old Florida man has died in a fall in Glacier National Park while he was trying to scramble up an off-trail slope with a group of friends, park officials said Tuesday.
Historic flooding in and around Yellowstone National Park has locals and tourists trapped and fearful for what may still come.
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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.