Power Outage in Mercedes, TX

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Mercedes Power Outages Caused by Weather


May 8, 2020 - Thunderstorm Wind

Multiple power lines, poles, and trees were reported down with some blocking roads across Hidalgo county as the thunderstorm moved eastward across the county.

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April 24, 2015 - Thunderstorm Wind

Mercedes Police Department reported 10 to 12 power lines down and 15 to 20 trees down across the city of Mercedes.

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September 19, 2002 - Thunderstorm Wind

Strong thunderstorm winds downed trees and damaged power lines, resulting in loss of power to residents.

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Most Floridians got power back quickly after Ian. But for some the wait has just begun. - The Washington Post Comment on this story GiftOutline Loading... Loading...

Two weeks after Hurricane Ian, Florida utility operators report only a few thousand customers remain without power. Hard-hit areas like Fort Myers Beach will nonetheless be tough to repair.

Oct 14, 2022

How Americans feel about home backup power and rising outages

Eighty-four percent of Americans are worried about power outages – here's how they feel about addressing blackouts with backup power.

Sep 29, 2022

Possible Power Blackouts in London Spark Banks Revisiting Lockdown Plans - Bloomberg

Some of the world’s largest banks are dusting down their lockdown contingency plans to guard against possible power outages in London this winter.

Sep 22, 2022

South Africa Fears Deeper Power Outages as Plants Deteriorate - Bloomberg

South Africa’s government is bracing for more frequent and longer electricity outages as the state-owned power utility’s aged and poorly maintained plants continue to deteriorate.

Sep 15, 2022

Elon Musk Says More Tesla Solar & Batteries Are Needed In California Amid Record Heat Wave & Power Outages | Torque News

California is currently experiencing record heat waves and a record electricity demand with authorities warning residents to prepare for rolling blackout. And in response, Elon Musk says the state needs more solar panels & stationary batteries to deal with the current situation.

Sep 7, 2022

Kosovo Learns to Live With Rolling Power Blackouts Again in Europe Energy Crisis - Bloomberg

Every six hours the power goes off in Kosovo. It’s the first country on the continent to suffer rolling outages as the energy crisis escalates.

Aug 25, 2022

Ireland Power Grid Issues Electricity Supply Alert as Winter Concerns Grow - Bloomberg

Ireland’s power grid warned of tight electricity supplies for a second day, raising the risk of power cuts as concerns mount over energy shortages this winter.

Aug 10, 2022

Power outages reported over the weekend | KVEO-TV Open Navigation Close Navigation

MERCEDES, Texas (ValleyCentral) — Over 4,000 residents were reported without power across the RGV after outages, according to an outage map posted by AEP. AEP Texas reported that crews were addressing a power outage that has left 1,500 residents in the Mercedes area without power. The estimated restoration time is 1:30 p.m. but is possible […]

May 22, 2022

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I dint now why but as of late this power outage is ridicules. It seem we had more power outage now. When are they going to fix this. so sick of it.

Antonio | January 05, 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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Mercedes, Texas

City Mercedes
County Hidalgo
State Texas (TX)
Country United States
Zip Codes 78570

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