Power Outage in Lester Prairie, MN

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Xcel Energy
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(800) 895-1999 Report Online
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McLeod Coop Power
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(800) 927-5685
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Writh-Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association
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(763) 477-3000 Report Online
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Meeker Cooperative Light & Power Association
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(320) 693-3231
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Hutchinson Utilities
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(877) 593-3973

Lester Prairie Power Outages Caused by Weather


May 24, 2018 - Thunderstorm Wind

Several large trees and power lines were blown down around Glencoe, Minnesota. There were also reports of sporadic damage to trees and power lines around Brownton, Biscay and Lester Prairie.

Brownton - Lester Prairie
June 17, 2010 - Thunderstorm Wind

Several power lines were blown down northeast of Lester Prairie, Minnesota.

Lester Prairie - Lester Prairie
July 10, 2008 - Thunderstorm Wind

Power lines and trees toppled.

Lester Prairie - Lester Prairie


Strong storms knock out power in the Twin Cities | kare11.com

Tuesday night into Wednesday morning wind and rain tore through the metro, leaving thousands of people without power.

Aug 3, 2022

NWS assigns EF-2 rating for Forada tornado; winds reached up to 120 mph - KSTP.com Eyewitness News

The National Weather Service says teams will be helping to assess the damage in Forada on Tuesday to determine just how strong the tornado was. Their teams will also be assessing damage across the state caused by Monday's storms.

May 31, 2022

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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.

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Lester Prairie, Minnesota

City Lester Prairie
County McLeod
State Minnesota (MN)
Country United States
Zip Codes 55354

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