Power Outage in Summerville, SC

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Dominion Energy
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Berkeley Electric Cooperative
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Edisto Electric Cooperative Inc
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Delmarva Power
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Summerville Power Outages Caused by Weather


June 19, 2023 - Thunderstorm Wind

Dorchester County dispatch reported a tree down on power lines near the intersection of Droze Road and Alicia Drive.

Knightsville - Knightsville
September 29, 2022 - Tropical Storm

Dorchester County Emergency Management reported numerous trees, tree limbs, and power lines down across the entire county with the greatest concentration in the southern portion of the county. Some trees were blown onto roads and power lines, causing travel disruptions and power outages. Also, minor flooding occurred due to heavy rainfall resulting in numerous roads becoming impassable.

January 3, 2022 - Strong Wind

South Carolina Highway Patrol reported several trees down across Dorchester County due to strong winds. Other reports included a large tree blown down with part of it hitting a house causing minor damage near the intersection of Hickory Street and W Luke Avenue. Also, the public reported that wind gusts broke off 3 inch diameter tree limbs and also damaged some power poles.

April 13, 2020 - Thunderstorm Wind

A Dorchester County emergency manager reported power lines down on West Richardson Avenue near the intersection with Pidgeon Bay and Parsons Road.

Summerville - Summerville
April 13, 2020 - Thunderstorm Wind

A Dorchester County emergency manager reported power lines down in the 300 block of Sprucewood Drive.

Slandsville - Slandsville


January 2, 2002

A winter storm moved across the southeastern states on January 2 continuing into January 3 producing a mixture of snow and sleet early in the day on the 2nd. Then precipitation changed to all freezing rain producing from 1/4 up to around 1/2 inch of ice. There were tens of thousands of homes and businesses without power at times on the 2nd and on the 3rd. Also, there were numerous automobile accidents.


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Nov 9, 2022

Power out after car struck utility pole along Savannah Highway | WCBD News 2 Open Navigation Close Navigation

WEST ASHLEY, S.C. (WCBD) – Crews are responding to a collision with caused damage to a utility pole along US 17/Savannah Highway on Monday afternoon. A vehicle struck the pole outside of Bessinger’s Bar-B-Q around 3:00 p.m. Crews are routing traffic around the crash. They have one lane open in both directions along Savannah Highway […]

Oct 10, 2022

Patriots Point closed due to power outage following severe weather | WCBD News 2 Open Navigation Close Navigation

UPDATE: Officials say power at the USS Yorktown has been restored. The Patriots Point museum and recreational areas will resume normal business hours on Sunday. — MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCBD) – The museum at Patriots Point is closed Saturday due to a power outage following Hurricane Ian. Business across the lowcountry are without power Saturday […]

Oct 1, 2022

Hurricane Ian makes landfall in Georgetown, South Carolina

Hurricane Ian made landfall Friday afternoon in Georgetown, South Carolina.

Sep 30, 2022

Live updates: Hurricane Ian heads toward South Carolina | AP News

Follow AP's live coverage of Hurricane Ian as it heads toward South Carolina after battering Florida.

Sep 30, 2022

POWER OUTAGES: Crews working to restore power across Lowcountry Share on Facebook Email This Link Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn

Just over 770 electric customers remained without power at 12:40 p.m. Sunday, down from nearly 150,000 Friday afternoon as the Lowcountry felt the effects of the storm.

Sep 30, 2022

Stormy Saturday leads to waterspout on Pawleys Island, power outage and tornado warning in Horry County | WCBD News 2 Open Navigation Close Navigation

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) — A storm that moved across the Grand Strand Saturday morning knocked out power to about 950 Horry Electric customers in the Garden City area, produced a tornado warning in the Little River area, dumped lots of rain and even resulted in a watersport on Pawleys Island. Horry Electric Cooperative’s online […]

Sep 10, 2022

Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital built to withstand natural disasters | SC Climate and Environment News | postandcourier.com

The MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital is often touted for its top-tier pediatric care, but the facility might also be one of the safest places in Charleston in the event

Sep 1, 2022

Parts of Aiken County without power following thunderstorm | Local News | postandcourier.com

A recent thunderstorm has left several areas of Aiken County without power.

Aug 3, 2022

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Outages are way too often. Spooky spooky times!

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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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Summerville, South Carolina

City Summerville
County Dorchester
State South Carolina (SC)
Country United States
Zip Codes 29483, 29484, 29485, 29486

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