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Tropical Depression Nicole was moving north into Georgia on Friday morning after hitting Florida the previous day as a Category 1 hurricane.
One person was killed when a small plane crashed into Old Smyrna Road in Brentwood on Tuesday morning.
The Town of Ashland City has issued a Drought Plan alerting the public Wednesday morning not to use water.
The crash happened on Murfreesboro Road near Ralston Lane around 6:30 a.m.
The city of Mt. Juliet is currently experiencing internet and phone outages, which are reportedly affecting all city offices.
Heavy rain and thunderstorms have brought flooding and power outages to parts of Anderson, Blount and Knox counties.
Electric companies ask residents to cut back on electricity as heat wave surges through Middle Tennessee Open Navigation Close Navigation
Electric companies are offering tips on how to keep the heat from scorching your pockets.
Residents across the region lost power due to the strong winds and storms blowing through Wednesday evening.
Thousands of customers are affected by power outages around Nashville, according to Nashville Electric Service.
MURFREESBORO, TN – We have more news on a recent power outage that took place on Wednesday, July 15th... At least three houses were damaged Tuesday on Atlas Drive in North Rutherford County as a result of a high-voltage Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) transmission line coming within close proximity of a tree.No one was injured and the Red Cross was on site quickly to care for those affected. The Red Cross and TVA are assisting with temporary housing for those affected by power and water o ...
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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.