Power Outage in Riverton, IL

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Ameren Illinois
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(800) 755-5000 Report Online
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City Water Light and Power
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(217) 789-2121 Report Online
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Menard Electric Coop
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(800) 872-1203
Rural Electric Conven Coop
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(217) 438-6197
Shelby Electric Coop, Inc
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(800) 677-2612
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Riverton Power Outages Caused by Weather


August 10, 2020 - Thunderstorm Wind

Power poles were blown down on South 9th Street.

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May 25, 2020 - Thunderstorm Wind

A power pole was snapped and a large tree branch was blown down.

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March 12, 2006 - Tornado

The tornado touched down 3.75 miles south of Riverton. It moved northeast, between Dawson and Buffalo (passing 1.5 miles west of Buffalo), and lifted just south of the Logan County line, 5 miles northeast of Buffalo.This tornado started at F0 strength, about 100 yards wide, and quickly strengthened to F2 intensity (120 mph) with a maximum width of 200 yards. It weakened to F1 intensity, and was about 100 yards wide when it ended. Total path was 12.5 miles in length. Damage from this storm consisted of damage to barn buildings and some significant house damage. Power poles were snapped, with major tree damage.4 injuries were reported, but there were no fatalities

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Powerful Storms Knock Out Power to Thousands in Binghamton Area loading...

Several thousand Broome County NYSEG customers, including Walmart and other big retailers in Vestal, lost electric service in the aftermath of strong thunderstorms.

Jun 1, 2022

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Heard a big boom, then the power went off. Majestic cove area. What is going on?

Highley | June 28, 2020  

What is going on and when does this end? How come there is no information?

David Minter | December 15, 2019  

We are experiencing a power outage ( neighborhood wide ) 8

Larry heiss | September 09, 2018  

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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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Riverton, Illinois

City Riverton
County Sangamon
State Illinois (IL)
Country United States
Zip Codes 62561

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