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OpenSSL patched today. Misconfiguration risk to US government networks' security and compliance. Hacking Ms Truss's phone. Assistance for Ukraine's cyber defense. DNS threats.
POWER OUTAGE: Emergency crews, CU, responding after car wrecks into utility pole in Springfield Share on Facebook Email This Link Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn
17 people are currently without power in west Springfield after a car hit a utility pole.
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Harrisonville school district is dismissing all students early because of a power outage that can't easily be fixed.
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Bismarck, ND (KXNET) — According to the outage map of North Dakota from PowerOutage.us, there are over 3,000 households experiencing power outages in the state with the strong majority coming from Western ND. What began with around 1,000 outages on Saturday, April 23, has continued to spread throughout the western part of the state and […]
West Plains, MO. - Many residents in the city of West Plains woke up without power Saturday morning. At 7:29 a.m. on the morning of November 20, an explosion was reported to emergency dispatchers in the City of West Plains at the Lincoln Avenue power sub-station. The West Plains Fire Department, West Plains Electric Department, and West Plains Police Department responded to the call. As of 9:50 a.m., residents will start seeing power restored over the next few hours according to Public Relations Coordinator Cody Sanders informed Ozark Radio News. City league games scheduled for today have been postponed due to the outage.
Some energy companies have begun implementing rolling power outages in response to overwhelming demand for power during record-setting low temperatures and wind chills. The Southwest Power Pool, a group of utilities across 14 states, called for rolling outages because the supply of reserve energy had been exhausted. Some utilities said they were starting blackouts, while others urged customers to reduce power usage.
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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.