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San Tan Valley Power Outages Caused by Weather
Power poles knocked down in San Tan Valley after intense overnight storms Share on Facebook Email This Link Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn
At its peak, about 5,000 homes had no power Saturday night.
Once at the home, deputies found 43-year-old Griselda Rodriguez and 6-year-old Nathan Arteaga dead in a bedroom.
Storms brought down trees and power lines around metro Phoenix, leaving tens of thousands without electricity Sunday night.
The monsoon season may be over, but the storms aren't done yet. A Flood Watch is in effect across parts of Arizona as heavy rain, wind and thunderstorms are expected to move across the state.
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The huge wall of dust in Arizona blocked traffic and halted numerous high school football games in the southeast Valley on September 2, Friday evening
Thousands of utility customers are without power after monsoon storms moved through Arizona Friday afternoon into the evening.
Rural Metro Fire crews were called to a neighborhood near Empire and Hunt Highway for reports of a roof fire caused by a lightning strike at around 10:30 p.m. on Sept. 1.
Arizona will likely see more monsoon storms over the weekend after several days of heavy rain and flash flooding.
Storms will generate outflows, strong winds, and blowing dust far ahead of the rainfall. The risk for blowing dust and poor visibility remains high Friday evening.
Mere hours after a rapidly developed storm system brought rain, lightning and blowing dust to parts of the Phoenix area, the Valley is facing the possibility of another round of stormy weather.
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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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