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South Charleston Power Outages Caused by Weather


October 31, 2019 - Thunderstorm Wind

Multiple trees were blown down across Charleston and South Charleston, resulting in power outages.

South Charleston - South Charleston
June 21, 2016 - Thunderstorm Wind

Trees fell onto power lines along Rays Branch.

South Charleston - South Charleston
August 4, 2010 - Thunderstorm Wind

Several trees and large branches were blown down from the East End of Charleston on toward Kanawha State Forest. Some branches fell onto vehicles. The dark screen at the baseball field was shredded by the wind. ||A delayed direct death occurred in a freak accident about 2 hours after the storms had ended. A man, his 2 children, and his mom were traveling in a 4 door sedan near Kanawha State Forest just before 1900E. They had tried to attend a midweek church service, but the service was canceled due to a power outage. A large tree, weakened by the storm, fell off a hillside and directly onto their moving vehicle. The roof was smashed. The 62 year old mother was killed. She was the passenger in the front seat. The driver was seriously injured. The 2 children were not seriously hurt.

Charleston - South Charleston
August 30, 2007 - Thunderstorm Wind

Trees fell onto power lines and roads. On Tyler Mountain Road, 2 miles north of Dunbar, a tree fell onto a vehicle. The occupant was temporarily trapped, but not injured.

Cross Lanes - South Charleston
August 20, 2007 - Thunderstorm Wind

Trees fell onto power lines.

South Charleston - South Charleston


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power is out in harmony dont know what going on

franciska | August 21, 2022  

Power has been off since 2am on montrose dr s.c 25303

Keyaina | September 09, 2021  

Power has been off since 2am on montrose dr s.c 25303

Keyaina | September 09, 2021  

Power off again on montrose dr. Was off yesterday off again today since 4 am

E. Adams | July 09, 2020  

Power outage report in south Charleston near montrose exit. Has been out since 7 this morning. 9 hours so far no power. Can you please get this back on. Thanks!!

L. Massey | July 09, 2020  

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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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South Charleston, West Virginia

City South Charleston
County Kanawha
State West Virginia (WV)
Country United States
Zip Codes 25303, 25309

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