Power Outage in Fort Walton Beach, FL

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Power out 201 Alden Dr., Fort Walton Beach

Hannah Flynn | June 02, 2022  

Lang Rd., Ft Walton Beach

Mary | March 09, 2022  

Power out @ 421 Caviar Drive Fort Walton Beach

Patrick Rosser | January 15, 2022  

Power out @ 421 Caviar Drive Fort Walton Beach

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Power out Stella Ln. fort Walton beach

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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.

Fort Walton Beach, Florida

City Fort Walton Beach
County Okaloosa
State Florida (FL)
Country United States
Zip Codes 32547, 32548, 32549