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Raccoons cause 2 different power outages in Texas

One racoon had made its way into a substation transformer, causing an outage Monday night that left residents in Seguin, population 30,000 in the dark.

Oct 5, 2022

Squirrel to blame in temporary power outage in Minneapolis

Nearly 10,000 Minneapolis residents were left in the dark thanks to a pesky squirrel that disrupted power transmission Sunday.

Sep 12, 2022

Extreme heat wave puts USC at risk of power outage – Annenberg Media

South Los Angeles is experiencing a heatwave reaching triple digit temperatures, putting USC and its students at risk of a power outage.

Sep 9, 2022

Rain slows Saturday after Palm Springs area's wettest 2022 day Friday

Rain could continue into Monday in some areas, but forecasters say it appears the heaviest came Friday afternoon and overnight.

Sep 9, 2022

Wildfire updates: EWEB restores power, evacuation levels reduced

Follow our live coverage as expected east winds Friday and Saturday bring preparations and heightened wildfire concerns to Oregon.

Sep 9, 2022

Thunderstorms in Dallas cause flooding & power outages Audacy Logo

Dallas County seen quick, developing scattered thunderstorms on Sunday. These storms produced a lot of rain in a short period of time. Though they dissipated by sunset, they caused flash flooding.

Sep 5, 2022

Sussex County and Morris County power outage after I-80 accident

80,000 customers were knocked out before crews started re-routing power to substations in Morris and Sussex counties.

Aug 9, 2022

Six Flags power outage forces hundreds to wait in 95-degree heat

A line of hundreds of amusement park-goers were forced to wait in 90-plus degree heat on Friday after power went out at Six Flags Great Adventure.

Jul 22, 2022

Oakland power outage affects over 8,000 Open Navigation Close Navigation

OAKLAND (KRON) – Over 8,000 people awere affected by a power outage in Oakland, according to Pacific Gas & Electric Co. The outage started at 9:32 a.m., and affected customers in the Laurel, Fruitvale, Redwood Heights, Allendale and Maxwell Park neighborhoods. Oakland City Council President Pro Tem Sheng Thao stated via Twitter that “PG&E is […]

Jul 11, 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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Maxwell, California

City Maxwell
County Colusa
State California (CA)
Country United States
Zip Codes 95955

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