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How to Report Power Outage
Power outage in Mountain Rest, South Carolina? Contact your local utility company.
Heavy rains, fires, wrecks and more kept McDowell emergency personnel busy over Veterans Day weekend.
Another 2,500 customers are out in Somerset County.
More than 1.6 million customers in the state remained without power Friday, with no estimate of how many weeks it will take to restore them all.
Power was reported still out to hundreds of NYSEG customers in Chenango County and Tioga County early August 5.
Snow, ice blasts through South with powerful winter storm; nearly 50K without power in SC | News | postandcourier.com
A dangerous winter storm combining high winds and ice swept through the Upstate of South Carolina and much of the Southeast on Jan. 16, knocking out power, felling trees and
Snow and ice accumulations are expected in our area this weekend, according to WYFF News 4 Chief Meteorologist Chris Justus.
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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.