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How to Report Power Outage
Power outage in Twin City, Georgia? Contact your local utility company.
Updates from Volusia and Flagler counties as Tropical Storm Nicole makes its way through Florida.
About 1.25 million customers were still without power in Florida as of Saturday morning.
Power has been restored for close to 900,000 as recovery efforts continue.
All of Stanwood and Camano Island lost power Wednesday night for nearly an hour when a piece of equipment failed.
Powerful Twin Cities storms knocked out power and downed trees in Crystal. Xcel Energy crews worked Thursday morning to restore power.
The NWS heavy snow and ice accumulations are set to "produce hazardous travel," downed trees and more power 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.