Power Outage in Portage, IN

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Portage Power Outages Caused by Weather


March 31, 2023 - Thunderstorm Wind

Several trees and power lines were blown down northeast of Valparaiso along Vale Park Rd. Wind magnitude and time were estimated based on radar.

Burlington Beach - Burlington Beach
March 26, 2023 - Thunderstorm Wind

Seven power poles were broken along S County Road 500 W northeast of Hebron. Additionally, a gas line marker pole was bent in the vicinity of the downed power poles. Wind magnitude and time were estimated based on radar.

Hurlburt - Hurlburt
March 25, 2022 - Thunderstorm Wind

Power lines were blown down.

Ogden Dunes - Ogden Dunes
December 10, 2021 - Thunderstorm Wind

Trees and power lines were blown down near Stage Coach Road.

Ogden Dunes - Ogden Dunes
June 20, 2021 - Thunderstorm Wind

A path of straight line wind damage began in east central Lake County and continued into Porter County ending near north State Road 149. Tree damage occurred along this path with all of the trees laying in an east or east northeast direction. Tree damage occurred in the Camelot Estates neighborhood. Numerous power lines were blown down in Portage. A small outbuilding was heavily damaged near the Robbinhurst Golf Club. Wind speeds were estimated to 75 mph.

Lake Station - Babcock


June 13, 2019

Strong northerly winds gusted as high as 60 mph along the Porter County shoreline of Lake Michigan. Trees and power lines were blown down throughout Ogden Dunes.

August 23, 2006

Powerful severe thunderstorms developed over Lake Michigan during the afternoon of August 23rd. These thunderstorms moved south into northwest Indiana and produced wind speeds as high as 106 mph, which was measured at a coastal observation site in Michigan City. Trees, tree limbs and power lines were blown down across much of northeast and eastern Porter County. In Pines, a tree fell onto a trailer, which was destroyed. Numerous houses suffered damage to roofs and siding from falling trees. Several cars were damaged by falling trees and tree limbs. In Valparaiso, trees were blown down and windows were blown out of buildings on Washington Street, Randall Street, and Fairlane Drive.

June 5, 2005

A line of thunderstorms developed in extreme eastern Illinois during the early afternoon of June 5th and move east into northwest Indiana. This line of thunderstorms produced winds in excess of 60 mph which blew down trees, tree limbs and power lines in several locations.

August 26, 2003

A severe thunderstorm moved across Porter county during the early afternoon hours of August 26th. A tree fell onto a pickup truck on Michigan Avenue in Valparaiso. Several trees were also blown down near Morgan and Beech streets. Power lines and tree limbs were blown down across other parts of the county.

July 22, 2002

Trees and power lines were blown down in Portage in Porter county, 4 miles north of Wheeler.


Cuyahoga Falls city-wide transmission grid equipment updates Open Navigation Close Navigation Close Modal

Residents in Cuyahoga Falls may see some issues with power outages through part of Sunday morning.

Sep 24, 2022

UPDATE: Thousands remain without power after storms hit Northwest Indiana

NIPSCO said it could yet not estimate when power might be restored but that it was tracking developing weather patterns.

Aug 30, 2022

UPDATE: NIPSCO working to restore power to nearly 18,000 residents across Region

NIPSCO said an estimate on when power will be restored cannot be determined at this time but the company is tracking developing weather patterns and has crews prepared to respond.

Aug 3, 2022

Power outage leaves Ebensburg, surrounding area in dark | News | tribdem.com

Ebensburg Borough and the surrounding area lost power before 10 a.m. Friday.

Feb 4, 2022

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Lights return in Cuyahoga Falls after citywide power outage

Oct 20, 2021

Over 2,600 Indiana Residents Without Power After Third Outage in Three Days

There is a problem with an underground cable that comes from a substation.

Jul 19, 2018

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Power out on Kimberly ct

Dawn | August 03, 2022  

This is the third day the power has falln out we’re on old Porter Road

Mason | August 03, 2022  


Power outage happen A few hours ago | May 28, 2021  

No power here for couple of hours. Off of Sarah Street behind the high school. Portage 46368

leticia guardiola | August 08, 2020  

is anyone else without power ..I m on paula ave

Daniel Muha | July 19, 2020  

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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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Portage, Indiana

City Portage
County Porter
State Indiana (IN)
Country United States
Zip Codes 46368

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