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Florida picks up the pieces after Nicole kills at least 4 and leaves 'unprecedented' damage to Daytona-area coastline | National | wktv.com
As Nicole threatens the Carolinas and Virginia on Friday with tornadoes and flooding, Floridians are picking up the pieces after the storm killed at least four people and ripped apart
Nicole’s remnants to bring heavy rain, tornado threat to eastern U.S. - The Washington Post The Washington Post Comment on this story ArrowRight GiftOutline Loading... Refresh
Heavy rain will fall from the Gulf Coast to Canada.
Natural Gas Futures, Cash Prices Bounce Back After Bullish Storage Print, Wintry Weather - Natural Gas Intelligence
Natural gas futures rebounded Thursday amid bullish shifts in weather conditions and a lighter-than-expected storage injection -- and despite widespread
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Heat waves, hurricanes and other natural disasters have exposed a weakness in electric vehicle adoption: access to power needed for EV charging.
Prepare for winter power outages with these portable generator safety tips | WRIC ABC 8News Open Navigation Close Navigation
As the cold finally settles in, Virginians are preparing for winter power outages. One common way to get electricity during an outage is with a portable generator, but the tool can have hidden dangers.
Power outage impacts over 500 customers in Chesterfield County | WRIC ABC 8News Open Navigation Close Navigation
A power outage is impacting over 500 customers in the Harpers Mill area of Chesterfield County on Saturday morning.
Rescue crews in Florida painstakingly searched for survivors and the Carolinas began assessing the damage. Updates.
Noon update: Dominion Energy is reporting 25,946 customers without power in Virginia as of midday Saturday.
Dominion Energy Continues to Restore Power After Peak of Approximately 110,000 Outages Due to Ian Damage
More than 110,000 Dominion Energy customers in South Carolina lost power at the peak of Hurricane Ian after it made landfall with up to 85 mph wind in Georgetown at about 2 p.m. today.
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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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