Power Outage in Phillipsburg, NJ

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Phillipsburg Power Outages Caused by Weather


July 2, 2021 - Thunderstorm Wind

A downed tree or limbs into wires caused a power outage near Waterloo Rd. Time estimated from radar.

Saxton Falls - Saxton Falls
July 2, 2021 - Thunderstorm Wind

A tree or limbs were downed into wires with a power outage near Mountain Lake Rd. Time estimated from radar.

Pequest - Pequest
March 28, 2021 - Thunderstorm Wind

Trees and power lines were downed near Westervelt Rd. Time estimated from radar.

Port Colden - Port Colden
August 4, 2020 - Tropical Storm

A number of downed trees and power lines were reported. No observations of sustained tropical storm force winds were received, but observations from surrounding areas suggest that such winds likely occurred.

July 22, 2020 - Thunderstorm Wind

Several reports of tree limbs and power lines down in Allamuchy Twp. Time estimated from radar.

Long Bridge - Long Bridge


August 13, 2016

A trough of low pressure led to the development of a round of showers and thunderstorms. Some of thunderstorms became severe with damaging winds. Power was knocked out to a few thousand customers across the state.

June 30, 2015

Strong to severe thunderstorms that produced damaging winds and large hail affected northwest New Jersey during the late afternoon on the 30th. Warren County took the brunt of the severe storms which formed near a warm frontal boundary that slowly lifted northeast into New York State that evening. About 8,000 homes and businesses lost power in Warren County. There were still about 4,500 outages on the morning of July 1st.

July 27, 2014

A weakening line of thunderstorms moved across the Delaware River into New Jersey during the late evening and overnight on the 27th. While most of the storms were weakening, one thunderstorm became severe and caused wind damage in Burlington County. In addition, lightning caused about 10,000 homes and businesses to lose power and ignited a shed fire in Southampton Township (Burlington County).

July 4, 2006

A severe thunderstorm knocked down several trees and power lines mainly across the southern half of Warren County. The worst reported wind damage was in and around Washington Township.

June 19, 2006

A severe thunderstorm, which rumbled across parts of Warren County, New Jersey during the early evening of June 19th, downed trees and power lines near the town of Alpha at 5:38 PM EDT.


US to supply Puerto Rico with emergency power generation | Business News | wfmz.com

The U.S. government says it will provide Puerto Rico with temporary electric generation via barges as the island’s power grid continues to disintegrate, leading to an increase in widespread outages.

Nov 15, 2022

Substation fire leaves thousands without power in Allentown for hours | Video | wfmz.com

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Nov 7, 2022

Power back in Bangladesh after grid failure causes blackout | Business News | wfmz.com

Electricity supply across Bangladesh has been restored after the South Asian country plunged into a blackout following the failure of its national power grid. The blackout, which impacted much of

Oct 5, 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

Gunfire leads to man's arrest in Phillipsburg | Regional | wfmz.com

Prosecutors say some juveniles got into a fight at Ann and Thomas streets Monday afternoon.

Jun 7, 2022

Lehigh Valley severe weather live updates: Storm, tornado warnings end; flash flood threat remains - lehighvalleylive.com

The latest on severe weather watches and warnings in the Lehigh Valley on March 31, 2022.

Mar 31, 2022

Hundreds still without power due to high winds, more outages possible | Lehigh Valley Regional News | wfmz.com

More power outages could be possible Saturday due to expected gusty winds.

Feb 20, 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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Phillipsburg, New Jersey

City Phillipsburg
County Warren
State New Jersey (NJ)
Country United States
Zip Codes 08865

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