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New Kensington Power Outages Caused by Weather


July 26, 2012 - Thunderstorm Wind

Law enforcement reported trees and power lines down.

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August 19, 2011 - Thunderstorm Wind

Emergency management reported power lines down.

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Nov 8, 2022

Power companies rush to restore electricity after Saturday's storms in Southwest Pennsylvania | TribLIVE.com

The storm that blew through the region Saturday afternoon left tens of thousands of households without power, as one of the region’s two major power companies reported significant progress while the other reported more customers were affected. Trees and power lines were down all across the region after high winds

Jul 23, 2022

Water outage begins Tuesday for MAWC customers in Murrysville, Penn Township, Jeannette | TribLIVE.com

Water service will be disrupted for nearly 300 Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County customers on Tuesday as work crews replace two inoperable valves on a major transmission line from Murrysville to Jeannette. Work is expected to begin shortly after 3 a.m. on July 19 and take about 24 hours to

Jul 18, 2022

Allegheny County will monitor air quality closely after power outage at US Steel's Clairton Coke Works | TribLIVE.com

Officials at U.S. Steel are working to restore the Clairton Coke Works back to normal operations after an early morning power outage. The outage, which was reported at 5:30 a.m. Monday, required the flaring of coke oven gasses from the stacks and batteries, according to a news release from Allegheny

Jul 4, 2022

West Penn Power warns: fireworks can cause electrical outages | TribLIVE.com

People who set off fireworks on their property should be aware that the display they enjoy for a few moments could cause a power outage lasting hours, West Penn Power said as a warning of what might happen if safety procedures are not followed. While fireworks and foil balloons are

Jul 2, 2022

Severe thunderstorm downs trees, wires in Southwestern Pennsylvania | TribLIVE.com

A storm blew through Southwestern Pennsylvania early Wednesday evening and toppled numerous trees, knocking out electricity and damaging homes. West Penn Power reported it had about 12,500 customers without electricity in Southwestern Pennsylvania, primarily in Westmoreland, Washington, Indiana, Butler and Fayette counties, as of 5:52 a.m. Thursday morning. Outside of

Jun 22, 2022

West Penn Power spending $47 million this year to trim trees to reduce power outages | TribLIVE.com

West Penn Power Co. plans to spend about $47 million to trim trees that could impact power lines and other measures to control vegetation in Allegheny, Armstrong, Fayette, Westmoreland and 14 other counties in the state. “We trim and remove trees to help minimize power outages, particularly during severe weather,”

May 6, 2022

1 dead after tree falls onto car in Upper St. Clair during storm; power remains out for thousands | TribLIVE.com

A Bethel Park man died Tuesday when strong winds toppled a tree onto the man’s vehicle in Upper St. Clair. Officials with the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette identified the man as longtime employee Stephen A. Stasenko Jr. “Steve was a well known presence at the (Pittsburgh) Press and the Post-Gazette for almost

May 3, 2022

Storm that slugged South, Midwest brings misery to Northeast | News, Sports, Jobs - The Review

A major winter storm spread misery from the Deep South, where ice-covered tree limbs snapped and a tornado claimed a life, to the nation’s northeastern tip wh

Feb 5, 2022

Power outages, flooding hit Southwestern Pa. as storm brings freezing rain, snow | TribLIVE.com

About 2,600 First Energy customers in Allegheny County and 17,400 in Washington County were without power at noon Friday after a winter storm moving through Southwestern Pennsylvania transitioned from freezing rain and sleet to snow. An additional 6,000 Duquesne Light customers also were in the dark, the utility reported just

Feb 4, 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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New Kensington, Pennsylvania

City New Kensington
County Westmoreland
State Pennsylvania (PA)
Country United States
Zip Codes 15068, 15069

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