Power Outage in Taos Ski Valley, NM

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Storm, which unloaded heavy snow and ice from New Mexico to Maine, snarled traffic and cancelled thousands of flights.

Feb 4, 2022

Major outages on the Kit Carson Electric grid doubled in 2021 | Local News | taosnews.com

Electric utilities around the world had an unusually rough year in 2021, partly due to extreme weather events. Virtually everyone in Taos County knows that Kit Carson Electric Cooperative did,

Jan 7, 2022

Taos County declares state of emergency following severe winter storm | public safety | taosnews.com

Taos County declared a state of emergency Wednesday afternoon following a severe windstorm and has called on the American Red Cross and New Mexico Homeland Security and Emergency Management Office

Dec 15, 2021

Wind gusts, broken branches cause widespread Taos County power outages | Environment | taosnews.com

Strong wind gusts broke tree limbs and took down some power lines Saturday night (Nov. 7) causing widespread power outages in the Taos Valley and in northern Taos County.

Nov 8, 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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Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico

City Taos Ski Valley
County Taos
State New Mexico (NM)
Country United States
Zip Codes 87525

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