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Power outage in Magnolia, Texas? Contact your local utility company.
No one ever wants to be left without power for days on end and that happens often in Texas when a disaster hits. Having a generator for back up power can help you prepare for the worst, while hoping for the best.
Residents of the Mill Creek subdivision in Magnolia, Texas, are baffled at skyrocketing water bills
Crews worked late into the night to restore power to more than 22,000 customers after thunderstorms rolled through the state Monday, causing widespread damage and a peak of 23,000 outages.
In response to a heat warning issued by the National Weather Service, League City Public Works is taking measures to keep the Dallas Salmon Wastewater Treatment Plant and other facilities running.
Thousands across Pearland, Friendswood, Clear Lake and League City are without power as of the morning of Sept. 14 due to Hurricane Nicholas.
UPDATED: Some CenterPoint customers may be without power for days following Hurricane Nicholas damage | Community Impact
As of 6:37 p.m. Sept. 14, more than 120,000 remaiined without power across the Greater Houston area.
The power outage will be in effect from 5:30 a.m.-noon in the area of April Sound and Cape Conroe.
Power outages across Texas are forcing gas stations to close, making it difficult to find...
As of the morning of Feb. 19, Entergy Texas reported 3,177 customers were still without power.
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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.