Did you lose power?
WEST BEND — Multiple power outages have been reported in West Bend by We Energies today.
Crews worked through the overnight and were continuing to work Tuesday to clear downed trees and restore power after a storm packing 70 mph winds hit the Madison area Monday
As many as 150,000 We Energies customers lost power in southeast Wisconsin during the storms, and the outages will continue into the weekend.
Southeastern Wisconsin largely escaped serious damage, but an estimated 150,000 We Energies customers in the area lost electricity.
WASHINGTON COUNTY — Approximately 1,020 customers continue to not have power in Washington County at about 5 p.m. Wednesday — an improvement from the 10,624 customers who were without power
Tens of thousands of people in southeastern Wisconsin spent Thursday without power after overnight storms downed trees and overhead power lines.
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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.