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Milwaukee, Wisconsin tornado warnings

Power outages and damage have been reported in southeast Wisconsin after severe storms moved across the area on Wednesday, prompting tornado warnings for areas including Milwaukee County.

Oct 13, 2022

AES Indiana, customers at odds over $41M in costs incurred while power plant was down – Indianapolis Business Journal

The utility is asking for permission to pass on the cost of power it had to purchase from the grid during the outage, but customers are objecting.

Oct 7, 2022

Behind the blackout triggered by Hurricane Fiona is a long-embattled history of Puerto Rico's weak and outdated electrical grid

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Oct 2, 2022

Substantial loss of life' possible in Florida as Tropical Storm Ian now takes aim at South Carolina

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Sep 29, 2022

Sunday storms packed a punch as severe weather hit Wisconsin

Storms arrived Sunday as the transition from summer to fall brought clashing air masses. Winds of 60 mph were reported.

Sep 26, 2022

A squirrel in a substation caused a power outage for over 10,000 Virginians

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Sep 17, 2022

Pewaukee School District on 2-hour delay due to power outage

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Sep 12, 2022

DTE outages in Southeast Michigan - over 266,000 without power

Southeast Michigan suffered the brunt of the outages that now dot Michigan after storms slammed into the state Monday afternoon and evening.

Aug 30, 2022

Southeast Michigan storm aftermath: Boil advisories, power outages, a tornado, closings, and live wire death

School closures, power outages, boil advisories, a possible tornado, and at least one death after a teenager made contact with a live wire is what's greeting Metro Detroit Tuesday morning after thunderstorms knocked out electricity for hundreds of thousands of residents.

Aug 30, 2022

Outage at major Indiana oil refinery has slight impact on Wisconsin

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Aug 28, 2022

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electric went out on Chicago ave and Elm ave , reason unknown

Patricia Martinez | June 15, 2022  

Marie Nowak electric out or not working

Marie Nowak | September 06, 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 Milwaukee, Wisconsin

City South Milwaukee
County Milwaukee
State Wisconsin (WI)
Country United States
Zip Codes 53172