Power Outage in Olympia, WA

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Lewis PUD County
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Olympia Power Outages Caused by Weather


May 4, 2017

A severe weather pattern produced several severe thunderstorms in Thurston and Lewis Counties on the afternoon of the 4th. Wet microbursts produced wind gusts up to 60 mph, knocking down trees and limbs, and knocking power out for over 20,000 customers.


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Snohomish County power outages prompt school closures, delays

Nov 8, 2022

PHOTOS: Windstorm aftermath, thousands without power across Puget Sound

A severe weather system bringing widespread rain and strong wind gusts throughout the Puget Sound has left hundreds of thousands without power over the weekend. Crews all around the region are cleaning up debris, and some homeowners are dealing with trees that have fallen through their homes.

Nov 5, 2022

Puget Sound Energy Moves Forward to Deliver an Innovative Green Energy Solar-Plus-Storage Microgrid in Tenino - ThurstonTalk

Puget Sound Energy (PSE) staff are busy moving an innovative green energy project forward at the Tenino High School, thanks to grants from the Washington Department of Commerce (Commerce).

Oct 5, 2022

Oregon Weathers Fire Evacuations, Power Outages in Dry Winds

Campers at a state park in Oregon had to evacuate after a wildfire ignited, and thousands in the state remained without power Saturday after utilities did targeted shut-offs in an effort to lessen the fire danger

Sep 10, 2022

Dori: Losing control? Brownouts, blackouts, electric vehicle mandates, and keeping cool - MyNorthwest.com

California announced through the state’s “flex alert” system that the power grid is not able to handle powering up chargers for electric vehicles.

Sep 1, 2022

Blaine City Council news ... | The Northern Light

The latest news from the June 27 Blaine City Council meeting.  Emergency electric  feeder project authorized In a 7-0 vote, Blaine City Council approved an emergency $220,000 …

Jul 6, 2022

Inslee predicts 'blackouts, destruction, and death' this summer | Washington | thecentersquare.com

(The Center Square) – Todd Myers, director of the Center for the Environment for the free market Washington Policy Center, thinks Gov. Jay Inslee is being coy about his support

Jun 14, 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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Olympia, Washington

City Olympia
County Thurston
State Washington (WA)
Country United States
Zip Codes 98501, 98502, 98504, 98505, 98506, 98507, 98508, 98512, 98513, 98516

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