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Power outage in Mena, Arkansas? Contact your local utility company.
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The state-run power company Electricite du Liban (EDL) has revealed that the country will be in complete blackout this week.
The National Weather Service has upgraded the tornado that hit Springdale early Wednesday morning to an EF-3, meaning that means it had winds from 136 to 165 mph.
A winter storm will bring periods of freezing rain to northern and west central Arkansas today and Thursday, according to the National Weather Service in North Little Rock.
State and local officials were preparing Tuesday for a winter storm that is expected to produce sleet, snow and freezing rain in the northern portion of the state this morning and crawl slowly to the south and east, likely causing power outages in some areas, National Weather Service forecasters said late Tuesday.
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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.