Power Outage in Lima, OH

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Lima Power Outages Caused by Weather


June 13, 2022 - Thunderstorm Wind

Emergency management officials reported trees and power lines down in several locations across the county.

Lima - Lima
May 21, 2022 - Thunderstorm Wind

A large tree and power pole were downed.

Elida - Elida
May 3, 2022 - Thunderstorm Wind

Emergency management officials reported widespread wind damage in the Landeck area. This included trees and power poles being blown down, a chicken coop was destroyed and shingles off some roofs. In addition, a garage was shifted from its foundation.

Landeck - Landeck
December 11, 2021 - High Wind

Lima ASOS reported a 61 mph wind gust during the 12 PM hour. A 46 KT wind gust was first observed during the 10 AM hour. Frequent gusts of 40 to 50 mph from west and northwest were observed in the area through the early afternoon. These wind gusts resulted in instances of tree damage and subsequent power outages.

August 11, 2021 - Thunderstorm Wind

Emergency management officials reported two trees and several powerlines down.

Yoder - Yoder


November 15, 2020

A potent surface low lifted across the western Great Lakes on November 15, 2020, bringing two rounds of convection and high winds. Wind gusts of 50 to 65 mph caused power outages, structural damage, and blew over trees across northwest Ohio.

October 26, 2010

Rapidly deepening low pressure over the plains, allowed for an extremely strong wind flow at all levels. The system which eventually dropped to a central pressure of 955 mb tracked northeast into Canada, dragging a powerful cold front through the area. Individual storms eventually congealed into a Line Echo Wave Pattern that moved across northwestern Ohio. Numerous misocyclones were observed on the line, which resulted in pockets of wind damage as well as weak tornadoes briefly developing.

December 15, 2007

A powerful winter storm tracked in from the gulf states with abundant moisture. Cold air was in place across much of northwestern Ohio. However, warmer air aloft did arrive in portions of the area allowing for not only 4 to 7 inches of snow but ice accumulations of one to three tenths of an inch.

February 24, 2007

A late February storm system brought widespread precipitation in the form of mainly freezing rain. Several locations did see periods of sleet during the event, however the ice accumulations posed the greatest threat. Reports of around one quarter inch of ice along with a few tenths of an inch of sleet was reported across parts of northwest Ohio. 10 to 20 mph winds caused additional problems with fallen tree limbs and power lines, causing road closures and power outages. Temperatures rose above freezing during the overnight hours keeping overall damage to a minimum.

February 13, 2007

A powerful winter storm blanketed northwest Ohio with heavy snow and strong winds. This caused widespread whiteout conditions across the area with many roads becoming impassable due to drifting snowfall. Numerous schools and businesses were closed on Valentines day as a result of the dangerous weather. The blowing and drifting was so widespread, that many counties pulled the snow plows from the roads and declared travel restrictions to all but emergency vehicles. Snow accumulations ranged from 6 inches in far northern Ohio, to around a foot in Van Wert and Allen counties.


Crash cleanup keeps Front Street closed in East Toledo | The Blade

Front Street remained closed near the Toledo Shipyard in East Toledo while Toledo Edison crews replaced a utility pole and repaired other power-line damage ...

Sep 10, 2022

Hundreds left without power in Poland and Poland Township Open Navigation Close Navigation

As of 12:20 p.m. over 1,700 people are without power in both Poland Township and Poland combined.

Apr 22, 2022

Power back on in northwest Allen County after line struck | WANE 15 Open Navigation Close Navigation

A power outage has put more than 1,000 Northeastern REMC customers in northwest Allen County in the dark.

Mar 11, 2022

A possible EF1 tornado hit outside of Ada Saturday morning | News | hometownstations.com

Strong wind gusts playing havoc with power lines Saturday causing isolated power outages for thousands of customers throughout our region.

Dec 12, 2021

Power outage in Allen County due to equipment issue at substation | News | hometownstations.com

Customers along State Route 309 near the Lima Mall, North Cole Street, and Bluelick Road, and some near Elida lost power just before 3 p.m. Tuesday afternoon. The Allen County

Sep 28, 2021

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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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Lima, Ohio

City Lima
County Allen
State Ohio (OH)
Country United States
Zip Codes 45801, 45802, 45804, 45805, 45806, 45807

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