Power Outage in Rantoul, IL

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Power outage in Rantoul, Illinois? Contact your local utility company.

Village of Rantoul Utilities
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(217) 892-6526
Ameren Illinois
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(800) 755-5000 Report Online
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Ohio Edison
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Eastern Illinois Elec Coop
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(800) 824-5102
URE
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Rantoul Power Outages Caused by Weather

Events

September 7, 2021 - Thunderstorm Wind

Power lines were blown down between Rantoul and Gifford.

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May 31, 2018 - Thunderstorm Wind

Several power lines were blown down.

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June 17, 2017 - Thunderstorm Wind

Numerous trees, tree branches, and power lines were blown down across Rantoul.

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May 6, 2012 - Thunderstorm Wind

Power lines were blown down in Rantoul. In addition, an SUV window was broken.

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July 11, 2003 - Thunderstorm Wind

Several large trees were either blown down or snapped off. Also, numerous tree limbs and power lines were blown down.

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News

Rantoul working to prevent more power outages | WCIA.com Open Navigation Close Navigation

RANTOUL, Ill. (WCIA) – People have been upset after the village of Rantoul briefly lost power several times this month. Assistant Public Works Director Jake McCoy said most residential and downtown customers were affected by the outages. McCoy said one of the village’s 50-year-old breakers failed, and the hot summer temperatures haven’t helped. But, he […]

Jul 17, 2022

User Comments…

Are you affected? Leave your comment below.

What a rotten grid. Rain stops. Hour later power goes out. Sooo predictable.

Don | June 12, 2022  

turn the area electric on. this is old ran or wind no electric

Brent Racobs | January 18, 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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Rantoul, Illinois

City Rantoul
County Champaign
State Illinois (IL)
Country United States
Zip Codes 61866

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