Power Outage in Reading, PA

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Northmont area in reading no power , even street light on 5th street hwy

madeline | October 18, 2021  

We have no power in Wyomissing 19610

Anne | September 08, 2021  

Reading, 19601. Historic District, Queen Anne, and other random areas with no power.

Judas | March 13, 2021  

Exeter no power for over 2 hours

Dean | November 15, 2020  

Power outage Alsace Road 19694 @ 30 minutes so far

Lia | November 11, 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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Reading, Pennsylvania

City Reading
County Berks
State Pennsylvania (PA)
Country United States
Zip Codes 19601, 19602, 19603, 19604, 19605, 19606, 19607, 19608, 19609, 19610