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Florida Power & Light is trying to restore power to 1.1 million customers impacted by Hurricane Ian.
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Electricity has been restored after more than 7,000 people lost power Wednesday morning in the southwestern area of Chesapeake.
Tens of thousands of residents have been left without power in the wake of Friday night's storms.
According to Dominion Energy, the outage is affecting approximately 2,105 customers near Indian River Road as of 5:45 a.m.
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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.