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Power outage in Genoa, Nevada? Contact your local utility company.
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The Public Safety Outage Management is to reduce the chances of wind-caused wildfires.
Someone hitting power lines knocked out electricity to a third of the county | Serving Minden-Gardnerville and Carson Valley
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
County Road wreck in Minden knocks out power for most of the night | Serving Minden-Gardnerville and Carson Valley
Update: NV Energy makes progress restoring power at Lake Tahoe | Serving Minden-Gardnerville and Carson Valley
Likely Lake Tahoe power outage areas for safety expanded Share on Facebook Email This Link Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn
NV Energy announced a potential power outage for the Lake Tahoe Basin Saturday evening through Sunday evening due to anticipated fire weather conditions.
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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.