Power Outage in Portland, OR

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Country United States
State Oregon (OR)
County Multnomah
City Portland
Zip Codes 0

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Steve Cook
Power went out about 45 minutes ago 97216
John hayes
Power outage in portland Zip. 04103

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Reports from Portland, OR

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06:22 AM - 9 Oct 2019

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Portland, OR ZIP Codes

97216, 97219, 97213, 97232, 97218, 97214, 97225, 97266, 97223, 97229.

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.

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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