Power Outage in Northampton, MA

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Massachusetts Electric
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NSTAR Electric
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South Hadley Electric Light Department
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(413) 536-1050
First Energy
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Northampton Power Outages Caused by Weather


August 8, 2022 - Lightning

In Huntington, a lightning strike took down power lines near the intersection of Pond Brook Road and Barr Hill Road, per the Fire Department. Report relayed by amateur radio.

Norwich - Norwich
May 22, 2022 - Thunderstorm Wind

In Hatfield, there were downed power lines at the intersection of Bridge Street and Jericho Road. Also a trained spotter in Hatfield reported a tree down in his neighbor's back yard, but the location was unspecified.

Hatfield Station - Hatfield Station
August 27, 2020 - Thunderstorm Wind

In Belchertown, a tree was down on power lines on Rockrimmon Street and a tree was down on Boardman Street.

Cooks Corner - Cooks Corner
August 23, 2020 - Thunderstorm Wind

In Belchertown, power lines were down on Aldrich Dr. A large tree was down on power lines on Warner St. Multiple trees and wires were down on East St from Swift River Wildlife to Cold Spring Rd.

Cold Spg - Belchertown
July 22, 2020 - Thunderstorm Wind

In Northampton, trees and power lines were down on Ryan Road and on Chestnut Street.

West Farms - Florence


June 11, 2005

Lightning struck a utility pole, which brought down wires onto a roadway, resulting in a small fire in Easthampton. About 1,600 electric customers were left without power.


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Nov 6, 2022

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Oct 30, 2022

Power outages overnight affect thousands of Westhampton, Easthampton homes | WWLP Open Navigation Close Navigation

Homes in East and Westampton were without power last night due to the weather.

Oct 14, 2022

Getting Answers: freezer outage at Stop and Shop in Holyoke Share on Facebook Email This Link Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn

Western Mass News is getting answers after noticing a post on the Holyoke Community Forum that was gaining traction online.

Aug 17, 2022

Storm damage reports in western Massachusetts | WWLP Open Navigation Close Navigation

Thunderstorms came through parts of western Massachusetts Tuesday evening bringing down trees and power lines.

Jul 12, 2022

Thursday storms brought brief flooding, damaging winds, hail and power outages to DC region - WTOP News

Strong thunderstorms are moving through the D.C. region, posing a risk of damaging winds and small hail through Thursday evening.

Jun 2, 2022

Traffic jams and power outages marked DC area ahead of nightly freeze - WTOP News

The snow has left the D.C. region, but hundreds are still stuck in hellacious commutes on major and side roads while thousands of others are dealing with power outages.

Jan 3, 2022

Power outages, storm damages reported across western Massachusetts | WWLP Open Navigation Close Navigation

Thousands of people are without power across western Massachusetts Wednesday after a powerful storm moved through the area.

Apr 21, 2021

Blackout: Outage zaps power from 29,000 Wednesday morning

NORTHAMPTON — A widespread blackout enveloped thousands of people throughout Hampshire County Wednesday morning, leading businesses to close or revert to cash-only transactions, forcing police officers to direct traffic at busy intersections, and...

Nov 15, 2017

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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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Northampton, Massachusetts

City Northampton
County Hampshire
State Massachusetts (MA)
Country United States
Zip Codes 01060, 01061, 01063

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