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Power outage in Panguitch, Utah? Contact your local utility company.
A car hit a power pole in Clearfield, making the road close and power out for hours.
Thousands of customers are without power in Ogden and Draper areas with a 1 am restoration time, according to Rocky Mountain Power.
Murray High School released all students early after experiencing a building-wide power outage.
Around 20,000 Rocky Mountain Power customers in Magna and Tooele County were without power early Wednesday morning.
Utility crews were called out after two main power outages broke out across the state – one in the Salt Lake Valley and the other in Central Utah. At the height of the outages, around 6400 customers were without power. The outage broke out early Sunday afternoon. The first was in the South Salt Lake and Millcreek areas. Just over 4,000 customers were without power. Officials with Rocky Mountain Power estimated electricity would be restored by 4 p. m. , however power was back on by around 2:30 p.
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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.