Power Outage in Red Oak, IA

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MidAmerican Energy Company
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Georgia Power
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Niagara Mohawk Power
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Duke Energy
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Red Oak Power Outages Caused by Weather


October 11, 2020 - Thunderstorm Wind

Emergency manager reported multiple trees and tree branches down on power lines.

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November 11, 2015 - Thunderstorm Wind

The wind gust was measured at the local Red Oak airport. The emergency manager reported power poles downed from this storm.

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April 14, 2012 - Thunderstorm Wind

A thunderstorm wind gust of 78 mph was measured by a home weather station at 4 feet above ground level. The strong winds caused damage to trees, power poles and a few structures in the area.

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December 18, 2008 - Winter Storm

A mix of freezing rain and sleet accumulated around 1/2 inch over most of the county. Although the mixture created hazardous driving conditions and stuck to vehicle windshields, accumulation on trees and power lines was somewhat limited.

August 12, 2007 - Thunderstorm Wind

Thunderstorm winds estimated at 60 mph blew a power pole over on a car. The car was occupied at the time and the power was live, but the occupants escaped unharmed. The winds also brought down tree limbs and power lines in the area.

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East Toledo power outage follows crash | The Blade

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 ...

Sep 9, 2022

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.

Sep 6, 2022

Storms bring rain, strong wind, power outages to Lenawee County

As of Tuesday morning, Consumers Energy was reporting 8,000 of its customers in Lenawee County were without power because of Monday’s storms.

Aug 30, 2022

Six Flags Great Adventure closed during power outage

Hurricane Harbor and Wild Safari are operating as scheduled, according to a Six Flags spokeswoman.

Jul 22, 2022

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.

May 13, 2022

Tornadoes test through Iowa; At least seven dead

Authorities in Madison County say search and rescue efforts are ongoing.

Mar 7, 2022

Iowa declares disasters in 49 counties in wake of storms, tornadoes

There were 118 severe thunderstorm and 71 tornado warnings across Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Missouri, Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa Wednesday night.

Dec 15, 2021

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I have not had power since Monday morning, now it's Thursday night. please help

Robin Hall | February 18, 2021  

The electricity blinked on and off, then off again.

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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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Red Oak, Iowa

City Red Oak
County Montgomery
State Iowa (IA)
Country United States
Zip Codes 51566, 51591

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