Power Outage in Monroe Center, IL

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Monroe Center Power Outages Caused by Weather


November 5, 2022 - Thunderstorm Wind

Numerous reports of tree damage and power lines blown down were received from Ogle County.

Hazelhurst - Monroe Center
July 19, 2017 - Thunderstorm Wind

Multiple power lines were blown down in northeast Ogle County.

Monroe Center - Monroe Center


DTE issues warning to avoid downed power lines after teen's death

Wind gusts of 60-70 mph swept across the state and Midwest, downing trees, taking out multiple powerlines, crashing on cars and people's homes.

Aug 30, 2022

Thousands in Michigan Without Power After Midwest Storms Kill 3 - The New York Times

A line of storms produced wind gusts from 60 to 80 miles per hour in some areas and knocked out power to thousands of customers in Michigan and Indiana.

Aug 30, 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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Monroe Center, Illinois

City Monroe Center
County Ogle
State Illinois (IL)
Country United States
Zip Codes 61052

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