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Power outage in Gardnerville, Nevada? Contact your local utility company.
Gardnerville Power Outages Caused by Weather
UPDATE 10AM: Power has been fully restored around Carson City, according to NV Energy. **** More than 650 NV Energy customers in Carson City were without power Friday morning due to multiple outage areas. The cause of the outage is under investigation.
Someone hitting power lines knocked out electricity to a third of the county | Serving Minden-Gardnerville and Carson Valley
Power outage Wednesday affects more than 200 Carson City NV Energy customers | Carson City Nevada News - Carson Now
UPDATE: Power has been restored. *** NV Energy is reporting a power outage Wednesday in Carson City that is affecting the same area as Tuesday's outage that left more than 600 customers without power until the problem was fixed.
Thursday morning outage may be first with blustery weather in forecast | Serving Minden-Gardnerville and Carson Valley
Genoa Town Manager convicted of interfering with first responders | Serving Minden-Gardnerville and Carson Valley
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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.