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Power outage in Sparks, Nevada? Contact your local utility company.
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NV Energy says the cause is under investigation.
Be prepared for extreme heat for all your outdoor plans.
Full restoration is anticipated around 6:15 p.m.
The cause is under investigation; however, NV Energy says power could be restored by around 12:30 p.m.
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As of Tuesday, when most eyes are on hurricane Ian, more than 370,000 customers on the island are without electricity, according to poweroutage.us. Puerto Ricans living in Reno, many of whom still have family on the island, are keeping a close eye on the impact it left behind.
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NV Energies' request prompted the following questions. Is the power grid failing to meet demand and what is being done about it?
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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.