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Red Oak Power Outages Caused by Weather
Much of East Toledo was in the dark late Friday after a pickup truck hit a power pole on Front and Craig streets near the Toledo Shipyard. The crash was ...
Vandalism, suspected wire theft at MidAmerican substation results in brief power outage | News | kmaland.com
(Clarinda) -- Clarinda residents were among those who lost power last night due to what MidAmerican Energy officials say was a case of vandalism at one of its substations.
As of Tuesday morning, Consumers Energy was reporting 8,000 of its customers in Lenawee County were without power because of Monday’s storms.
Hurricane Harbor and Wild Safari are operating as scheduled, according to a Six Flags spokeswoman.
Power outages persist after destructive derecho causes widespread damage - Brainerd Dispatch | News, weather, sports from Brainerd and Baxter
The majority of customers should be restored by Saturday night, said Amy Rutledge, manager of corporate communications for the power company, but some may not be restored until Sunday.
Authorities in Madison County say search and rescue efforts are ongoing.
There were 118 severe thunderstorm and 71 tornado warnings across Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Missouri, Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa Wednesday night.
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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.
Red Oak, Iowa
|Zip Codes||51566, 51591|