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Richardson Power Outages Caused by Weather


June 9, 2019 - Thunderstorm Wind

A trained spotter reported extensive tree damage and some power line damage approximately one mile southeast of the city of Richardson, TX.

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August 12, 2016 - Thunderstorm Wind

Various types of damage were reported in Garland such as blown off roof shingles, downed power lines, street light outages and numerous tree and branches.

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June 11, 2003 - Thunderstorm Wind

Power lines were blown down on the south side of Plano near the Richardson city limits.

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Tornadoes reported near Sulphur Springs, Paris Texas | wfaa.com

Several counties in North Texas were under a tornado watch until 8 p.m. Tornadoes were reported in parts of Northeast Texas

Nov 4, 2022

Power outage impacts south, southwest Winston-Salem | FOX8 WGHP Open Navigation Close Navigation Close Modal

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) — A power outage is impacted a large swath of Winston-Salem early this afternoon. Winston-Salem police say that this outage is mainly impacted the south and southwest portions of the city. Traffic lights were out at several major intersections, including along Peters Creek Parkway, Stratford Road, the Hanes Mall area, Country Club […]

Oct 4, 2022

Water Shortages Hit Johannesburg, Africa’s Richest City, After Power Outages - Bloomberg

Parts of Johannesburg are facing water shortages because of increased demand and after power outages last week curbed supplies by the main distributor, in the midst of a heat wave.

Oct 4, 2022

Texas is No. 1 for weather-related power outages TDMN TDMN

Texas leads country for weather-related power outages

Sep 26, 2022

Sunday storms knock out power for thousands downtown, rain expected until early evening TDMN TDMN

A line of storms that moved south through North Texas knocked out power for thousands of people in downtown Dallas late Sunday afternoon. An outage map on...

Sep 25, 2022

Power returns to Austin airport after outage TDMN TDMN

Power was restored to Austin-Bergstrom International Airport after a lengthy outage Wednesday that delayed flights.

Sep 7, 2022

Golf Ball-Sized Hail, Strong Winds Leave Texas with Property Damage, Power Outage | Nature World News

Texas faced golf ball-sized hail and strong winds that brought property damage and power outage in some areas.

Sep 6, 2022

Power outages reported in High Point as storms roll through | FOX8 WGHP Open Navigation Close Navigation Close Modal

HIGH POINT, N.C. (WGHP) — Energy crews are working to restore power in High Point on Monday afternoon as storms roll through the area. Around 1,700 people are without power. The outages were reported near the Deep River area, according to a statement posted on social media by the City of High Point. Officials have […]

Sep 5, 2022

Street flooding, power outages reported after severe storms move through D-FW TDMN TDMN

A line of severe thunderstorms caused street flooding, power outages to thousands and downed trees throughout North Texas Sunday afternoon. In Old East Dallas, ...

Sep 4, 2022

Nearly all power restored to customers after Dallas-Fort Worth floods, Oncor says TDMN TDMN

A day after thunderstorms brought floods to Dallas-Fort Worth Monday, nearly all power had been restored by Tuesday afternoon. As of 2 p.m., electric utility...

Aug 23, 2022

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Yesterday we had a power surge in our area. I heard a bang and then the power went off and then back on. After getting everything working again, another power surge hit. The surge killed my husband's CPAP machine. It now does not work.

Mickey | December 31, 2020  

Power Outage in Richardson 75080

Suzanne Stone | August 16, 2020  

Power outage for for four hours now, waiting for it to turn on

Allison Versteegh-Lefevre | May 08, 2020  

Power outage in Richardson

Neal | January 31, 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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Richardson, Texas

City Richardson
County Dallas
State Texas (TX)
Country United States
Zip Codes 75080, 75081, 75082, 75083, 75085

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