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Indiana Michigan Power, Duke Energy and AES, had a total of around 3,100 people without power in central Indiana as of 9:45 p.m.
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Strong storms knocked out power in parts of Fort Wayne Tuesday morning. The Indiana Michigan Power outage map shows several hundred customers without electricity.
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Thousands of customers are back in the dark after another series of storms ripped through the region on Friday bringing down power lines.
The owners of Waynedale Cafe on Bluffton Road told WANE 15 they had to throw out all of their refrigerated and frozen food due to the loss of power.
A total of 1920 NIPSCO customers had lost power as of 4:35 p.m. in Goshen, according to NIPSCO's website, following today's severe weather.
Students were given an excused absence and parents were able to pick up their children early.
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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.