Power Outage in Merced, CA

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Merced Irrigation District Water & Power
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Pacific Gas and Electric Company
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Western Area Power Administration
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(720) 962-7000

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Why was everyone talking about a power outage?

@X3Darius | 10:37 PM - 27 Jan 2021
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Power outage got some parts of Merced looking ghostly

@Lo_Nobility | 08:02 PM - 18 Sep 2020
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First the virus now a power outage and I barely get service

@barbieenriquez | 08:06 PM - 18 Mar 2020
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day off bc power outage?

@LauraTweed_ | 03:18 PM - 16 Mar 2020

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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Merced, California

City Merced
County Merced
State California (CA)
Country United States
Zip Codes 95340, 95341, 95343, 95344, 95348