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Scott City Power Outages Caused by Weather


July 10, 2021 - Thunderstorm Wind

Numerous trees and power lines were down. A tree was down on a home.

Scott City - Scott City
June 30, 2020 - Thunderstorm Wind

There were several reports of trees down across northern portions of the county, including the Benton and Scott City areas. Power outages were reported as well.

Scott City - Benton
July 7, 2016 - Thunderstorm Wind

Just south of Commerce near the Mississippi River levee, a large metal farm shed was heavily damaged and windows were broken out of farm tractors. Numerous trees were snapped. Four miles south of Commerce, trees and limbs were blown down. Power was knocked out. In Scott City, trees and power lines were blown down.

Scott City - Commerce
July 9, 2015 - Thunderstorm Wind

Numerous trees and tree limbs were blown down throughout most of Scott City except for the western part near Interstate 55. Some of the large limbs and branches were from healthy trees. The whole trees that blew down were diseased or rotten. Two trees fell on one home, causing major damage to the house. One tree fell on a car. Power lines were down, and streets were closed. The damage was caused by a microburst with peak winds estimated near 75 mph. The width of the damage area was about one-half mile. The length of the damage path was about 1.6 miles.

Scott City - Illmo
August 4, 2009 - Thunderstorm Wind

A few trees were blown down, along with some tree limbs and power lines.

Scott City - Illmo


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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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Scott City, Missouri

City Scott City
County Scott
State Missouri (MO)
Country United States
Zip Codes 63780

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