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Floyd Power Outages Caused by Weather


June 13, 2021 - Thunderstorm Wind

A line of thunderstorms producing damaging winds knocked several trees down in the city of Floyd, with some power lines being brought down by the trees.

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February 18, 2021 - Winter Storm

Skywarn-trained weather spotters and members of the general public observed ice accumulations from freezing rain ranging from 0.25 to 0.30 inches in thickness across portions of Floyd County, including around the communities of Indian Valley, Alum Ridge, Pilot and Check. Key impacts: power outages; hazardous travel conditions; tree damage; schools closed.

February 13, 2021 - Winter Storm

Skywarn-trained weather spotters, a Cooperative Weather Observer, and members of the general public observed ice accumulations ranging from 0.25 to 0.75 inches in thickness across portions of Floyd County, including around the communities of Check, Endicott, Callaway and Terrys Fork. Modest sleet accumulations of up to 0.1 inches were also observed in spots across the county. The icing resulted in over 6,480 power outages, or roughly two thirds of the county's residents. Numerous automobile accidents were also reported. Thousands of trees and tree limbs were also brought down by the weight of the icing. Key impacts: power outages; hazardous to impossible travel conditions; automobile accidents; widespread tree damage.

November 15, 2018 - Ice Storm

Ice accretion totals across the county included 0.25 inches at a location two miles south-southeast of Pilot, 0.30 inches at a location two miles east-southeast of Willis, and 0.40 inches at a location two miles south of Terrys Fork. Hundreds of customers were without power.

October 21, 2018 - High Wind

Damaging wind gusts, estimated to be 40 mph to locally 60 mph, blew down several trees across the county. These strong winds also caused scattered power outages across the county.



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As day broke in Alberta on Saturday, Oct. 1 men from across the county gathered at Southside Virginia Community College for a Men’s Health Breakfast hosted by Brunswick Health Ambassadors

Nov 2, 2022

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Thousands of Virginia residents were left in the dark on Friday evening following downpours and wind gusts from remnants of Ian.

Oct 1, 2022

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In addition to Hooper Bay, other communities hit by the storm include Golovin, Nome, Shaktoolik, Unalakleet, Newtok and Kotlik.

Sep 21, 2022

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More than 10,000 Virginians lost power Wednesday in Virginia Beach after a squirrel got into a substation.

Sep 10, 2022

Missoula Windstorm Knocks Out Power to Over 2,700 Homes

Crews responded immediately and most of those customers had service by 6:10 p.m.

Sep 7, 2022

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It was a slick afternoon commute for many drivers Tuesday night as storms rumbled through the D.C. region. Here’s what you need to know.

Aug 30, 2022

Sussex County and Morris County power outage after I-80 accident

80,000 customers were knocked out before crews started re-routing power to substations in Morris and Sussex counties.

Aug 9, 2022

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Power was reported still out to hundreds of NYSEG customers in Chenango County and Tioga County early August 5.

Aug 5, 2022

Flooding, mudslides, power outages reported in Floyd County after heavy rainfall Share on Facebook Email This Link Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn

A fast moving storm system dumped heavy rain in parts of Floyd County, Kentucky Tuesday causing flash flooding, mudslides and power outages.

Jul 26, 2022

Xfinity reports widespread internet outage in Santa Fe, Los Alamos | Local News | santafenewmexican.com

Xfinity said the outage was caused by a truck pulling down utility lines Wednesday at Cerrillos Road and Richards Avenue.

Jul 20, 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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Floyd, Virginia

City Floyd
County Floyd
State Virginia (VA)
Country United States
Zip Codes 24091

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