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Peoria Power Outages Caused by Weather


June 25, 2022 - Thunderstorm Wind

Several tree branches and power lines were blown down.

Peoria Hgts - Peoria Hgts
August 25, 2021 - Thunderstorm Wind

Power lines were blown down near the intersection of West Lake Avenue and North University Street.

Sherwood Forest - Sherwood Forest
January 1, 2021 - Ice Storm

Numerous observers measured between 0.30 and 0.40 ice across Peoria County. The heavy ice accumulation snapped many tree branches, caused scattered power outages, and created slick and hazardous travel conditions.

August 10, 2020 - Thunderstorm Wind

A tree was blown onto power lines on Fairview Drive.

Bartonville - Bartonville
August 10, 2020 - Thunderstorm Wind

A tree was blown onto powerlines southwest of Bartonville.

Bartonville - Bartonville


May 14, 2020

Several waves of low pressure tracking along a stationary frontal boundary extending from northern Illinois southwestward to Kansas triggered a line of strong to severe thunderstorms across the Illinois River Valley during the evening of May 14th. The storms produced wind gusts in excess of 60 mph, which downed power poles and tree branches across portions of Knox and Peoria counties.

June 30, 2019

An upper-level disturbance interacting with a nearly stationary frontal boundary draped across northern Illinois triggered several clusters of strong to severe thunderstorms during the afternoon of June 30th. The storms initiated in Wisconsin, then tracked southeastward into east-central Illinois mainly east of the I-55 corridor. Wind gusts as high as 60-70 mph downed numerous trees and power lines, while hail as large as half dollars was reported in a few spots. Meanwhile further west, 40-50 mph winds along a thunderstorm outflow boundary blew a 6-inch diameter tree branch onto a man in Peoria. The man later died from his injuries.

May 28, 2019

An upper-level disturbance tracking along a nearly stationary frontal boundary triggered a line of strong to severe thunderstorms across west-central Illinois during the late evening of May 28th. The storms tracked eastward and gradually weakened as they approached the I-55 corridor by the early morning of May 29th. Wind gusts of 60-70 mph downed numerous tree branches and power lines as the storms advanced eastward. In addition, hail up to the size of quarters was reported and localized flash flooding occurred across portions of Knox, Peoria, Tazewell, and Woodford counties.

February 12, 2019

Deepening low pressure centered over the Great Lakes brought strong westerly winds to central Illinois from the afternoon of February 12th through the early morning of February 13th. Peak wind gusts reached 40-45mph. Power lines were blown down in the town of Laura in northwest Peoria County and scattered power outages were reported across the county.

May 26, 2017

Supercell thunderstorms developed in the vicinity of a warm front draped along the I-74 corridor during the afternoon and early evening of May 26th. The hardest hit area was northern Vermilion County...where powerful cells produced a tornado, damaging winds, and extremely large hail. An EF-1 tornado touched down northwest of Alvin, damaging trees, the roof and siding of a house, and a garage. Meanwhile, 80-90mph winds produced nearly $3 million worth of tree and property damage in Rossville. Very large hail up to the size of tennis balls were reported in Rankin. In addition, extreme rainfall rates caused flash flooding in Hoopeston.


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Nov 15, 2022

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Nov 2, 2022

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UPDATE (9:13 p.m.) — A man was arrested in connection to a West Peoria double homicide Thursday. According to an update from the Peoria County Sheriff Chris Watkins, 34-year-old Rickey J. Payne was arrested for two counts of first-degree murder, aggravated unlawful use of weapons, possession of a firearm by a felon, aggravated discharge of […]

Sep 29, 2022

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Aug 12, 2022

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Jun 23, 2022

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Jun 14, 2022

Ameren reporting power outages around Peoria | CIProud.com Open Navigation Close Navigation

PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — Ameren’s Outage map is showing several people without power around Peoria Saturday Morning. According to the outage map, there are currently more than 690 customers without service at this time. There is currently no estimated restoration time. Ameren is recommending customers report any outages using their mobile app, logging into their […]

May 21, 2022

All of Illinois facing possible rolling blackouts, except Chicago area | WICS

If you had your air conditioner going during last week’s record-breaking heat you weren’t alone. But it’s the power it took to cool off everyone’s home that has officials sounding the alarm before we hit summer. During Tuesday's city council meeting, City Water, Light and Power (CWLP) said the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) is asking for the state to cut back on usage. It’s why they say Illinoisans should get ready for rolling blackouts and higher prices.

May 19, 2022

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Power had went out today on 7/22/20 little past noon when power was out. over 1000 other people were in the outage as well.

Alex | July 22, 2020  

Power out since 4:29 pm.5 hrs & counting on 06/09/2020 Hollis Township, Peoria Co. IL. 61607

Roger Becker | June 09, 2020  

Power out in trilogy at Vistancia. Zip 85383

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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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Peoria, Illinois

City Peoria
County Peoria
State Illinois (IL)
Country United States
Zip Codes 61601, 61602, 61603, 61604, 61605, 61606, 61607, 61612, 61613, 61614

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