Power Outage in Portsmouth, VA

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Yes the power is out near city park in Portsmouth. Thankfully it didn’t go out during the day. Otherwise we’d all be baking in our homes right about now.

William S. | July 28, 2022  

Park view neighborhood is out. You should have replaced that cracked pole last summer...

Laura | April 23, 2021  

Power out for blocks

Sunrise Avenue | October 15, 2020  

My power is out on Lansing Avenue in Portsmouth, Virginia 23704

Dorothy Hayes | October 04, 2020  

How long do you think we will be without owner?

Yvonne Carrington | August 04, 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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Portsmouth, Virginia

City Portsmouth
County Portsmouth
State Virginia (VA)
Country United States
Zip Codes 23701, 23702, 23703, 23704, 23705, 23707, 23708, 23709