Power Outage in Laconia, NH

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Laconia Power Outages Caused by Weather


August 4, 2020 - Tropical Storm

Tropical Storm Isaias brought limited impacts to Belknap County with isolated reports of trees and branches down leading to scattered power outages. Overall impacts to the power grid were limited. Locally heavy rain in the White Mountains occurred with generally 1.5 falling, but no flooding was reported.

October 29, 2012 - High Wind

High winds associated with the remnants of Sandy knocked down trees and branches and caused widespread power outages causing an estimated $387,000 in damages.

July 24, 2008 - Tornado

An E-F2 tornado moving north northeast out of Rockingham County entered Belknap County about 2 miles southwest of South Barnstead near Province Road. The storm travaled almost 12 miles before crossing into Strafford County resulting in E-F0 to E-F2 damage. There were numerous houses and buildings that were damaged or destroyed by the tornado or by falling trees. In addition, there were thousands of downed trees and numerous power lines down along the path of the storm.

South Barnstead - Alton


July 22, 2005

Law enforcement agencies reported severe thunderstorms knocked down trees and/or power lines in Laconia, Meredith, New Hampton, Moultonborough, and several other surrounding towns.

August 13, 2003

Lightning struck a utility pole in the parking lot of a greyhound race track in Belmont. The lightning followed power and phone lines into the building and shocked four employees that were working with telephones and computers, or touching the metal door of the kennels. In addition, some patrons of the race track that were in contact with metal also got a small jolt from the nearby lightning strike. Also, falling debris from the pole damaged two cars in the parking lot.

July 18, 2000

Lightning caused a power surge that damaged the electronic scales at the Laconia transfer station resulting in about $5000. in damages.


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Oct 16, 2022

Storms spawn possible tornado in North Charlestown

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May 17, 2022

Substation outage plunges Strip in darkness | Local News | conwaydailysun.com

CONWAY — Businesses were left without power for nearly two hours in parts of North Conway Monday evening after a failure at a transformer substation on Eastman Road.

Feb 1, 2022

NH power outages update: Strong winds cause damage

Thousands of Granite Staters were still without power Tuesday evening as crews worked to clean up downed trees and lines from strong winds.

Mar 2, 2021

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Jul 30, 2018

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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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Laconia, New Hampshire

City Laconia
County Belknap
State New Hampshire (NH)
Country United States
Zip Codes 03246, 03247

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