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Power outage in Thornton, Colorado? Contact your local utility company.
City left without power for 90 minutes | News West Publishing
A powerful storm Sunday night left the city without power for 90 minutes, leaving many others in Bullhead City and parts of Fort Mohave, Mohave Valley and Laughlin without power for more than 12 hours.
Xcel Energy's troubled coal plant goes down, adding to customers' loss of control over thermostats
Hot weather, heavy use of energy and one more shutdown of a large coal-fired power plant contributed to thousands of Xcel Energy customers losing control of their thermostats for a short time at the end of August.
UK power outage: Homes STILL suffering blackouts after nine regions affected | Science | News | Express.co.uk
HOUSEHOLDS still appear to be suffering from blackouts across several regions in the UK's South East after thousands lost power on Monday.
Power cuts in Bradford - see affected areas and when they'll be fixed | Bradford Telegraph and Argus
Homes across several parts of Bradford are without power today as Northern Powergrid deals with unplanned outages.
Large power outage puts Commerce City on accident alert | FOX31 Denver Open Navigation Close Navigation Close Modal
Commerce City officials have announced that the city is on accident alert due to a large power outage.
Denver airport power outage, weather, cause traveler headaches | FOX31 Denver Open Navigation Close Navigation Close Modal
Aviation officials issued a ground stop at Denver International Airport on Wednesday afternoon because of a power outage in the terminal.
No Electricity Til Thursday: Xcel; 200,000 Homes Without Power | Denver, CO Patch
No Electricity Til Thursday: Xcel; 200,000 Homes Without Power - Denver, CO - Multiple storm power outages have knocked out the power to Denver area homes, Xcel Energy said.
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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.