Power Outage in Paterson, NJ

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Jersey Central Power and Light
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(888) 544-4877 Report Online
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Orange & Rockland
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(877) 434-4100 Report Online
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Butler Power & Light
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(973) 838-0063


Power outage knocks out regular FDNY, EMS radios | PIX11 Open Navigation Close Navigation Close Modal

NEW YORK (PIX11) — FDNY and EMS radios were down in New York City for about two hours on Wednesday, forcing workers to pivot to a backup system, officials said. The emergency teams were impacted by a power outage at 11 MetroTech Centre. The outage, which happened around 11 a.m., caused server and internet issues. […]

Oct 12, 2022

Remnants of Hurricane Ian bring flooding, scattered power outages

The gray, billowy weather is expected to remain in much of New Jersey until mid-week.

Oct 2, 2022

Heat causes partial power outage in Queens Open Navigation Close Navigation Close Modal

More than 500 customers without power in Astoria.

Jul 21, 2022

Urgent Tree Removal to Impact Power to Over 1,000 in Homes in Phillipsburg | Phillipsburg, NJ News TAPinto

JCP&L has an emergency tree situation/ removal at Sayre Ave in Phillipsburg. A large tree on this property is in immediate danger of failure and...

Jul 16, 2022

Friday’s credit card outage shows how vulnerable NJ is

Ever feel we are sometimes too reliant on technology?

Jun 13, 2022

NJ weather: High winds cause power outages in North Jersey

A severe thunderstorm producing high winds moved through North Jersey on Monday night causing thousands of residents to lose power.

Mar 7, 2022

Beware Of Black Ice, Officials Warn to Stay Off Roads Due To Flash Freeze Later Tonight | Paterson, NJ News TAPinto

Officials encourage those who see black ice to report it to DPW at 973-321-1490.

Feb 4, 2022

NJ congressman demands answers from JCP&L about multiple outages

Congressman Frank Pallone has sent a letter to the president of Jersey Central Power & Light, demanding that the utility offer detailed explanations about outages that affected his district on Jan. 17, 21 and 26.

Jan 28, 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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Paterson, New Jersey

City Paterson
County Passaic
State New Jersey (NJ)
Country United States
Zip Codes 07501, 07502, 07503, 07504, 07505, 07509, 07510, 07513, 07514, 07522