Power Outage in Sidney, IA

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Pacific Power
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Xcel Energy
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Black Hills Energy
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Sidney Power Outages Caused by Weather


June 11, 2018 - Thunderstorm Wind

A total of 9 semi-trucks were overturned on Interstate 29 west of Thurman. Two drivers were injured and taken by ambulance to a hospital. Interstate 29 was closed in both directions after the damaging wind gust overturned the trucks. Numerous trees and power lines were down west of Thurman. In Thurman, there were a lot of trees uprooted along with damage to roofs of homes.

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May 29, 2018 - Thunderstorm Wind

A tree blew down onto a power line 4 1/2 miles south southwest of Sidney.

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March 6, 2017 - Thunderstorm Wind

Power lines and poles were reported blown over by the winds.

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December 19, 2012 - Winter Storm

Snowfall across the country ranged from 2 to 3 inches at most locations. This snowfall combined with reports of sleet and light freezing rain to produce winter storm conditions and scattered power outages as winds increase to 30 to 40 mph.

August 18, 2011 - Thunderstorm Wind

Thunderstorm wind gusts estimated at around 70 mph caused extensive tree and property damage in the Sidney area. The county Chief Deputy reported that there was a tree down on about every block. Pieces of a roof of an auto parts store blew off and damaged several vehicles in the area and a grocery store lost several windows. A barn collapsed from the winds as well. Power poles were snapped and the power was lost across a large part of the area.

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May 22, 2004

A bow echo of damaging thunderstorm winds raced from around the Thurman area to Tabor and Randolph. The winds were estimated at over 80 mph and caused extensive damage from Thurman to Tabor and Randolph. A semi trailer was blown over on I-29 and railroad cars were blown off the track 5 miles northwest of Thurman, significant tree damage was reported throughout the area, some roofs and outbuildings were destroyed or blown off and power lines were downed.


Sussex County and Morris County power outage after I-80 accident

80,000 customers were knocked out before crews started re-routing power to substations in Morris and Sussex counties.

Aug 9, 2022

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Power was reported still out to hundreds of NYSEG customers in Chenango County and Tioga County early August 5.

Aug 5, 2022

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

Apr 24, 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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Sidney, Iowa

City Sidney
County Fremont
State Iowa (IA)
Country United States
Zip Codes 51652

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