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Feds take input on $1 billion program for rural energy upgrades, including microgrids eyed for larger populations in WV | Energy and Environment | wvgazettemail.com
West Virginia is dotted with rural communities that have struggled to secure affordable, reliable power, especially during extreme weather events poised to become more frequent as climate change worsens.
Huntington, West Virginia man with autism lives out dream of being firefighter | WOWK 13 News Open Navigation Close Navigation
23-year-old Evan Pauley had one dream, to be a firefighter in Huntington. However, at a young age, he found out there could be some obstacles that might prevent that from happening.
The City of Danville has given an Ian situation report. They say the National Weather Service is saying Ian has continued to weaken, with the heaviest rain and strongest wind moving north. However, clouds and light rain may persist.
Ivette Garrido hurried last week to get the 6 kilograms (13 pounds) of subsidized chicken allotted to her family by Cuba’s government and put it in the freezer,
Power outage at Austin airport leads to flight delays Share on Facebook Email This Link Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn
An early morning power outage Wednesday at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport caused flight delays that continued even after electricity was restored.
Ranging from an arcade, to a theme park, to a rose garden and more, here are 10 date night ideas in the Charleston-Huntington area!
HUNTINGTON, WV (WOWK) – A man is in custody for allegedly attempting to kidnap two children in Huntington. Last Wednesday, the Huntington Police Department asked for the public’s help identifying a suspect who lured two children into his vehicle earlier this week. On Thursday, 59-year-old William J. Morrison III was arrested and charged with kidnapping. […]
UPDATE | Kentucky Power restoration following flooding Share on Facebook Email This Link Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn
Kentucky Power officials say customers in Floyd and Pike Counties should be 95% restored by Sunday night.
Accident knocks out power to hundreds of residents and businesses Share on Facebook Email This Link Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn
Restoration isn't expected for many customers until around midnight, according to Metro 911.
Flooding, mudslides, power outages reported in Floyd County after heavy rainfall Share on Facebook Email This Link Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn
A fast moving storm system dumped heavy rain in parts of Floyd County, Kentucky Tuesday causing flash flooding, mudslides and power outages.
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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.
Huntington, West Virginia
|State||West Virginia (WV)|
|Zip Codes||25701, 25702, 25703, 25704, 25705, 25706, 25707, 25708, 25709, 25710|