Power Outage in Litchfield, MN

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Power outage in Litchfield, Minnesota? Contact your local utility company.

Litchfield Public Utilities
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(866) 639-6108
Meeker Cooperative Light & Power Association
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(320) 693-3231
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Xcel Energy
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(800) 895-1999 Report Online
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Writh-Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association
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(763) 477-3000 Report Online
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McLeod Coop Power
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(800) 927-5685
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Litchfield Power Outages Caused by Weather


July 5, 2016 - Thunderstorm Wind

A large tree branch was blown down onto a power line.

Eden Vly - Eden Vly
February 28, 2012 - Winter Storm

Periods of heavy snow fell across Meeker County from Tuesday evening, through Wednesday morning. Some of the precipitation turned over to sleet, freezing rain and rain during the evening, before turning back to snow during the morning. Locally 4 to 8 inches of snow fell, with some ice accumulating on trees and power lines.

July 1, 2011 - Thunderstorm Wind

Numerous trees and power lines were blown down from near Cosmos, northeast of Cosmos where a farm was damaged.

Cosmos - Corvuso
September 12, 2005 - Thunderstorm Wind

Trees and power lines were downed in town and in scattered locations across Meeker County.

Countywide - Countywide
June 8, 2004 - Thunderstorm Wind

A number of trees and power lines were downed onto yards and structures in the Dassel, Darwin, Knapp, and Lake Jennie areas. The Lake Washington area was also hit hard by downed trees and power lines which damaged several vehicles and structures. High wind also flipped boats and docks and damaged a sunroom.

Countywide - Countywide


Sauk Rapids Middle School Releases Early Due To Power Outage

Students at Sauk Rapids-Rice Middle School will be sent home early Thursday.

May 12, 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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Litchfield, Minnesota

City Litchfield
County Meeker
State Minnesota (MN)
Country United States
Zip Codes 55355

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