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Summersville Power Outages Caused by Weather
The City of Danville has given an Ian situation report. They say the National Weather Service is saying Ian has continued to weaken, with the heaviest rain and strongest wind moving north. However, clouds and light rain may persist.
Woman accused of shoplifting assaults Summersville Walmart employee | WOWK Open Navigation Close Navigation
The Summersville Police Department posted a photo and video to Facebook asking for the public's help identifying a woman who they say shoplifted from an area Walmart and then assaulted an employee.
Much of downtown Beckley was in the dark Monday afternoon following a widespread power outage.
SUMMERSVILLE, WV (WVNS) – Part of Summersville Lake was just chosen to be a new Leave No Trace Hot Spot. Salmon Run at Summersville Lake was picked to be a Hot Spot by the Leave No Trace organization. From August 11, to August 15, 2022 a Subaru/Leave No Trace Team will work with US Army […]
UPDATE: 3 dead after active shooter situation in Summersville | WVNS Open Navigation Close Navigation
UPDATE (11:18 a.m. on Friday, July 29, 2022): Three people are dead after an active shooter situation in Summersville on Thursday night. Summersville PD says that they responded to an active shooter at Jo’s Nails in Summersville at 6:38 p.m. They say that the shooter shot and killed two people, and police officers engaged and […]
UPDATE (Thursday, July 28, 2022, 10:50 A.M.) SUMMERSVILLE, WV (WVNS) — According to Nicholas County Dispatch, the water rescue was successfully completed yesterday, Wednesday, July 27, 2022 around 5:30 P.M. Both Fayette and Nicholas County Fire Departments were on scene, along with the National Park Service, and Jan Care Ambulance. Nobody was injured or killed […]
Andrew Testa, Corporate Communications with Verizon, has provided WFXR News' sister station, WOWK, with a statement regarding service outages in the region.
West Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles services temporarily shut down due to system outage Open Navigation Close Navigation
CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – West Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles services are currently offline. According to the DMV, the issue is caused by a system-wide mainframe outage that officials are projecting will be resolved sometime today, Tuesday, July 19, 2022. Once the issue is fixed, the DMV says they will resume their normal business services. […]
Lynchburg Concord Turnpike Convenience Center closed due to power outage Open Navigation Close Navigation
The City of Lynchburg has temporarily closed the Concord Turnpike Convenience Center on Saturday.
More than 700 Appalachian Power customers in northwest Roanoke -- more specifically, in the area between the Valley View Mall and the Roanoke Blacksburg Regional Airport -- are currently affected by two large outages.
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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.
Summersville, West Virginia
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