Power Outage in Gainesville, FL

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Clay Electric Cooperative, Inc
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Florida Power & Light
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(800) 468-8243 Report Online
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Duke Energy
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(800) 228-8485 Report Online
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City of Alachua Electric System
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(386) 418-6185


Tropical Storm Nicole: How to check Florida power outages

More than 70,000 power outages were reported on Thursday as Nicole made landfall in Florida as a hurricane. Nicole has now weakened to a tropical storm.

Nov 9, 2022

Gainesville High releases early due to power outage

Oct. 4—Gainesville High School students were released Tuesday morning after a power line was knocked down during construction of the campus' three-story academic building, causing a campus-wide power outage. Gainesville City Schools spokeswoman Joy Griffin said the outage occurred around 8:30 a.m. and students were released around 9:30 a.m. Georgia Power spokesman Chad Nation expects power to ...

Oct 4, 2022

2 workers hurt by electric shock while trying to restore power in New Smyrna Beach

Two linemen working to restore power knocked out by Hurricane Ian in the Venetian Bay neighborhood in New Smyrna Beach are hurt from potential electric shock, according to city officials.

Oct 3, 2022

FEMA Continues Supporting Ian Response | FEMA.gov Lock

FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell visited local officials in Florida the past several days to discuss the federal government’s support for survivors and communities in Florida, as state and federal search and rescue operations continue in Florida with a priority on hospitals, healthcare facilities and barrier island communities.

Oct 2, 2022

Hardee County gets help from Oregon with Hurricane Ian relief | WUSF Public Media

Oregon’s Fire Marshal Incident Management Team traveled the farthest, with three others from Virginia, Ohio and New York, to assist in search and rescue missions as well as restoring power to Hardee County.

Oct 1, 2022

‘Very fluid situation’: Alabama utilities on stand by, or in Florida, to help restore power after Hurricane Ian - al.com

Most utilities are waiting on instructions from Florida officials on where they should go to assist in restoring power.

Sep 29, 2022

Florida police tell residents in Lake Mary to 'remain indoors' due to multiple down power lines

Residents who live on Linda Lane in Lake Mary are being told to stay indoors because of multiple down power lines.

Sep 29, 2022

Gainesville Alachua County utility companies ready for Hurricane Ian

While Gainesville Regional Utilities is mainly concerned with electric, water and wastewater, Alachua County Public Works is focused on flooding and roads.

Sep 29, 2022

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No power Turkey Creek Golf Course community.

Mm | March 04, 2022  

Nigga my power out WTFFF !!!

Day | February 24, 2022  

Still out in Cresswind. Any idea of a fix?

Jack Clarke | October 15, 2020  

Cresswind has no power, 30504

David Pech | October 15, 2020  

All power is out in my neighborhood on Mountain Ridge Rd in Gainesville, GA 30506.

Justin Hamon | May 20, 2020  

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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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Gainesville, Florida

City Gainesville
County Alachua
State Florida (FL)
Country United States
Zip Codes 32601, 32602, 32603, 32604, 32605, 32606, 32607, 32608, 32609, 32610