Power Outage in Nashville, TN

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The City of High Point Electric Utilities Department
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Nashville Power Outages Caused by Weather


December 11, 2021 - Thunderstorm Wind

Trees and power lines were blown down across Davidson County. Around 80,000 customers lost power. Nashville Electric Service reported $2,875,057 in damage to utilities across Davidson County, with much of this damage done by the 5 tornadoes and large severe downburst that struck the county.

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March 25, 2021 - Thunderstorm Wind

A 6 mile long by 1/2 mile wide microburst caused severe wind damage from the Napier area just southeast of downtown Nashville NNE across East Nashville and Inglewood. Numerous large trees were blown down, including several that fell onto and blocked I-40/I-24 near Fairfield Avenue. Other trees fell onto homes, including one house in the Napier area that completely collapsed from the weight of a fallen tree. Another historic home under renovation in East Nashville was blown down. Many warehouse buildings and other businesses also sustained significant roof and exterior damage, and several power poles and lines were also blown down. Winds were estimated up to 85 mph.

Nashville - Maplewood
February 28, 2021 - Thunderstorm Wind

A child was injured after coming into contact with a downed power line on University Court near downtown Nashville.

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May 3, 2020 - Thunderstorm Wind

Hundreds of trees and power lines were blown down across Davidson County with some falling onto cars and houses. Over 130,000 customers lost power due to the storms, which is the largest power outage in the history of the Nashville Electric Service. Some customers were without electricity for up to 1 week. Total damage across Davidson County was estimated at $7,583,701 by the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency.

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August 20, 2019 - Thunderstorm Wind

Power lines were knocked down and a power pole was snapped near the intersection of Douglas Avenue and Stainback Avenue in East Nashville.

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Nashville area plane crash kills one, Brentwood police say

Brentwood police said Old Smyrna Road between Jones Parkway and Edmondson Road will be closed for an unknown amount of time for an investigation.

Oct 18, 2022

Power outages, damages reported across the Midstate during severe weather | WZTV

There are currently power outages and trees down being reported across the Midstate during Wednesday's severe weather.

Oct 12, 2022

Live Updates: North Carolina weathers outages, rising rivers

Power outages have increased and some coastal rivers rose in North Carolina as heavy rain and winds from Hurricane Ian crept into the state Friday from the storm's South Carolina landfall.

Sep 30, 2022

The U.S. safety net was built for cold winters. Hot summers threaten it. - The Washington Post Comment on this story GiftOutline Loading... Loading...

Congress has helped cover Americans' winter heating costs for decades. But sweltering summers have made Americans’ energy bills soar, straining this key national safety net.

Sep 17, 2022

Squirrels: How often do they cause power outages? | WREG.com Open Navigation Close Navigation Close Modal

More than 10,000 Virginians lost power Wednesday in Virginia Beach after a squirrel got into a substation.

Sep 10, 2022

Power outage at Austin airport leads to flight delays Share on Facebook Email This Link Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn

An early morning power outage Wednesday at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport caused flight delays that continued even after electricity was restored.

Sep 7, 2022

School bus crashes into utility pole in Franklin Open Navigation Close Navigation

The crash happened on Murfreesboro Road near Ralston Lane around 6:30 a.m.

Aug 19, 2022

Mt. Juliet, TN internet outages affecting city services Open Navigation Close Navigation

The city of Mt. Juliet is currently experiencing internet and phone outages, which are reportedly affecting all city offices.

Aug 12, 2022

Sussex County and Morris County power outage after I-80 accident

80,000 customers were knocked out before crews started re-routing power to substations in Morris and Sussex counties.

Aug 9, 2022

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Power was reported still out to hundreds of NYSEG customers in Chenango County and Tioga County early August 5.

Aug 5, 2022

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Kristie Lane and Sapony Creek area without power in Nashville NC

CG | December 04, 2022  

Nashville mi. Why is it a ghost town?? Why isn’t there power ?

Lacy bolton | October 07, 2020  

Friends of mine campground out of power

Greg | July 30, 2020  

Power just sputtered a bit and went out on lawson ridge, nashville indiana. I actually don’t know which company to contact.

Clark | May 15, 2020  

All of Brown county since around 3:30

David L. Davis | May 10, 2020  

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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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Nashville, Tennessee

City Nashville
County Davidson
State Tennessee (TN)
Country United States
Zip Codes 37201, 37202, 37203, 37204, 37205, 37206, 37207, 37208, 37209, 37210

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