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Climate change leads to massive jump in weather-related power outages during past 10 years, study finds
Weather-related power outages are fast becoming more common across the U.S. due to climate change, a new study found, leaving an increasing impact on local economies and residents' health.
Heavy snow, strong wind from Massachusetts nor'easter 'starting to pick up in intensity'
"It is guaranteed to be at least, minimally, a top 10 all-time snowstorm for Boston."
Massachusetts Power Outage Map: See Which Towns Have No Power – NBC Boston
The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency warned that the greatest risk for outages was in the eastern part of the state, including Cape Cod and the...
Warming Shelters in MA – NBC Boston
Warming shelters are opening their doors to Massachusetts residents as an historic blizzard descends upon the region and tens of thousands of people lose power.
Flooding concerns remain, storm repairs could take days after nor'easter, says Gov. Baker
Hundreds of thousands of people are without power across Massachusetts and parts of the storm still face the potential for strong wind and flooding.
Power restoration efforts continue in southeastern Massachusetts
Plenty of crews are still out on the road, including some from Canada, as thousands on the South Shore are still without power.
Map: More than 150,000 in Mass. still without power following nor’easter
See where power outages are being reported in Massachusetts. Read more on Boston.com.
South Shore continues to struggle with power failures
Power failures abound on the South Shore after this week's storm.
‘If you need to go out, be careful’: After nor’easter blasts coast, thousands may wait days for electricity - The Boston Globe email Email to a Friend Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Print this Article View Comments Email to a Friend Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Print this Article View Comments
More than 332,000 customers in Massachusetts were without power early Thursday morning, mostly south of Boston. Officials said it may be days before power is fully restored. Roads and schools were closed, and hundreds of trees and limbs were down after the strong storm.
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Tweets from Marshfield, Massachusetts
With the predicted weather, in the event you lose power, report power outages directly to @nationalgridus at 1-800-… https://t.co/ixJkuHe8FW
As the winter storm continues through the day, be prepared for snow and a wintry mix. If you see downed power lines… https://t.co/cbqFGIkQrh
There isn't much wind damage from what I've seen. I haven't seen many power outages either.
Please stay home if you do not need to travel. We have a number of power outages reported through out Town. We ha… https://t.co/gX7AkM9bON
Due to widespread power outages and poor travel conditions, Pembroke Public Schools will be closed today, Wednesday… https://t.co/F1g4GWv2m0
@MatthewMountzu2 @BigJoeBastardi I wouldn't expect that much. You are too far away from the coast. It will be windy… https://t.co/1OsPaSlz8D
National Grid has now classified the incoming weather event as a Type-3 event which means in the event of power int… https://t.co/DaDi7h2VUX
RT @PHS_Titans: Due to the power outages at Pembroke High School, no home athletic events will take place today. Varsity And JV Volleyball…
Due to the power outages at Pembroke High School, no home athletic events will take place today. Varsity And JV Vol… https://t.co/tsffUVmhJt
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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