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Power Outage Affects 1,500 Southwest Portland Residents: PGE - Portland, OR - Portland General Electric equipment issues knocked out power to nearly 1,500 customers Tuesday morning, the utility reported.
Portland-Area Snow Brings School Delays And Closures, Power Outages - Portland, OR - More than 4o,000 people are without power, schools are opening late, some are closed, trees are down, and roads are closed. Snow in April.
651 Still Without Power In Lakewood: PSE - Lakewood-JBLM, WA - Approximately 651 Lakewood customers are still without power as the worst of the storm recedes.
Giant Outage Affects Thousands In Bonney Lake - Bonney Lake-Sumner, WA - Lake Sumner and Bonney Lake avoided the worst of the atmospheric river, but thousands of customers near Lake Tapps are still without power.
Wind is blowing heavy rain sideways on Monday. Area rivers are under flood watches and warnings. Follow our live weather updates today as a storm blows through Western Washington.
A storm produced by an atmospheric river is causing flooding, power outages and road closures throughout the Puget Sound region.
The outage caused light rail delays, forced schools to delay class and disrupted traffic signals in downtown.
Tens of thousands of people were left in the dark after a major storm moved through the Pacific Northwest, and crews continue to assess damages from the weekend’s storm.
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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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