Power Outage in Rio, WV

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Massachusetts Electric
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(800) 465-1212 Report Online
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NSTAR Electric
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(800) 592-2000 Report Online
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First Energy
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(888) 544-4877 Report Online
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South Hadley Electric Light Department
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(413) 536-1050

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Hurricane Ian: Florida death toll soars to 76 after Ian demolished entire communities | CNN Close icon

Newly homeless Floridians are struggling to restart their lives while rescuers scramble to find any remaining signs of life among the wreckage of Hurricane Ian.

Oct 2, 2022

Power in parts of Florida could be out for more than a week as flooding lingers in Ian's wake | CNN Close icon

It could be more than a week until power lines are fully restored in some parts of Florida as residents deal with major flooding after the deadly Hurricane Ian, expected to be the most expensive storm in the Sunshine State's history.

Oct 1, 2022

Ian expected to dissipate soon after striking Carolinas and killing at least 45 in Florida | CNN Close icon

Ian, now a post-tropical cyclone, was moving farther inland Friday night after pummeling South Carolina with fierce winds and a destructive storm surge, less than two days after killing at least 45 people in Florida and leaving behind an apocalyptic path of destruction.

Sep 30, 2022

15-Story Binghamton Tower Without Power After Transformer Blast loading... loading... loading...

Electric service to one of downtown Binghamton's tallest buildings was knocked out following a reported transformer explosion.

Aug 31, 2022

2 RCPS closed due to power outage; power restored to area impacted Open Navigation Close Navigation

Crews from Appalachian Power have restored power to the area impacted Friday morning. Two Roanoke County Public Schools were closed on Friday because of the power outage.

Aug 26, 2022

How to know the difference between a local power outage and rolling blackouts | State | dentonrc.com

Last week, Texans were asked twice to voluntarily conserve energy at home as record demand put stress on the power grid.

Jul 19, 2022

COLUMBUS: Power outages in the area | WRBL Open Navigation Close Navigation

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) — Columbus, Georgia is facing a number of power outages as storms continue to pass through the area. According to Georgia Power, 3,213 customers are being affected by 25 outages as of about 4:15 p.m. 726 customers are affected in the area of Flat Rock Park, towards the intersection of Manchester Expressway […]

Jun 14, 2022

Power Outages rage across San Angelo Open Navigation Close Navigation

Power Outages affect multiple households across San Angelo and Tom Green County Wednesday evening.

Apr 20, 2022

Over 5,200 without power in southwest, central VA Open Navigation Close Navigation

The number of Appalachian Power customers impacted by outages has spiked over the past few hours as severe weather rolls through southwest and central Virginia.

Mar 31, 2022

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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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Rio, West Virginia

City Rio
County Hampshire
State West Virginia (WV)
Country United States
Zip Codes 26755