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FRIDAY STORMS CAUSE ISSUES — A fast-moving storm Friday afternoon knocked out power to hundreds of Oncor customers in Wise County. Oncor Area Manager Sabrina Easley said 187 customers lost power in the southern portion of the county, and an additional 30 in Decatur. Easley said gusty winds that accompanied the storm was the cause of the outages. Power was restored by Friday evening. First responders in the southern portion of the county also responded to reports of trees and power lines down. Rainfall amounts included 1.91 inches in Bridgeport, 1.9 in Cottondale, 1.75 in Alvord, 1.7 in Decatur and 0.35 in Greenwood. It should stay dry in Wise County most of this week before a chance of rain returns on Friday. Highs this week are expected to top out in the 70s with overnight lows in the 50s.
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An early morning power outage Wednesday at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport caused flight delays that continued even after electricity was restored.
Power out for more than 10,000, and is likely to remain out multiple days for some | Public Safety | willistonherald.com
Power is out all over the region in Williams, McKenzie and Richland county Montana. The wind knocked multiple utility poles down overnight Saturday, April 23, leaving more than 10,000 homes
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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.