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Residents in Hood River County Can Go Solar, Together — Columbia Community Connection News Mid-Columbia Region
Home and business owners in Hood River County, Oregon will have a unique opportunity between September 6th and October 31st to gain the benefits of solar energy and battery storage through a campaign called Solarize Hood River County. Read the full story at CCCnews.com
Dallas flood: Heavy rains flood roads in Dallas, Tarrant counties | wfaa.com
Rains are still coming down across Dallas-Fort Worth, with the highest totals in eastern Dallas County and pools covering roads throughout the region.
Wildfire near The Dalles ‘knocked down’ as road closures and evacuation warnings lift Share on Facebook Email This Link Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn
Officials say a brush fire in The Dalles has been knocked down although it’s still not contained.
Fire burning at The Dalles Marina on Monday night | kgw.com
Crews responded to a fire at The Dalles Marina that sent flames and heavy smoke into the air Monday night.
Damage closes John Day Lock, slows Columbia River traffic — Columbia Community Connection News Mid-Columbia Region
U.S. Army Corps technicians found the damage to a lower guide wheel July 25, and closed the lock to river traffic. Engineers and operations staff initiated limited lockages on July 26 in coordination with the U.S. Coast Guard. “At this point, we’re unsure of what caused the damage to the guide wheel, but our main focus will be getting the lock back into full service,” said Col. Mike Helton
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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.
The Dalles, Oregon
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