Power Outage in Urbandale, IA

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MidAmerican Energy Company
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Alliant Energy
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Entergy Texas
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Duke Energy
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Georgia Power
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Urbandale Power Outages Caused by Weather


May 17, 2017 - Thunderstorm Wind

Emergency manager stated dozens of reports of power lines down, trees down, power outages from transformer damage, and motor vehicle crashes all suspected to be storm related. Metro wide reports too numerous to report.

Urbandale - Avon
August 11, 2016 - Thunderstorm Wind

Mid American Energy reported powerlines down in Urbandale, via social media. Time estimated from radar.

Urbandale - Urbandale
September 19, 2013 - Thunderstorm Wind

Many tree branches down and a few power lines down.

Urbandale - Urbandale
August 4, 2010 - Flash Flood

Emergency manager reported tire-deep water flowing down the road at the intersection of 86th and I-80. Power loss and several vehicles stalled.

Urbandale - Dodge Fld Arpt


John Deere Helps Military Members Transition To Civilian Life

When it’s time for our military members to transition back to civilian life, it can a transition period that people tend to overlook.

Nov 14, 2022

Severe weather in Des Moines causes power outages affecting thousands

More than 5,000 MidAmerican Energy customers in Des Moines lost power because of thunderstorms Sunday night.

Aug 7, 2022

Repairs cut off power as temperatures rise in Urbandale, Iowa

Some MidAmerican Energy customers knew they would not have power in the morning.

Jul 20, 2022

Iowa declares disasters in 49 counties in wake of storms, tornadoes

There were 118 severe thunderstorm and 71 tornado warnings across Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Missouri, Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa Wednesday night.

Dec 15, 2021

Power outage with MidAmerican, Alliant Energy? Here's what to do.

With high winds forecast in Iowa Wednesday, widespread power outages are expected. Here's how you can report it if it happens to you.

Dec 15, 2021

Powerful, overnight storms hit central Iowa | weareiowa.com

Around 2:00 a.m. Tuesday, MidAmerican's website reported more than 10,000 customers were without power. By 8:00 a.m., that number had dropped below 2,000.

Aug 31, 2021

Thousands affected by power outage in Des Moines | weareiowa.com

As of 9 p.m. Saturday, 4,000 customers in the Des Moines metro area were without power.

Jul 10, 2021

Iowa weather: Rare derecho leaves damage, power outages across the state

More than 400,000 were still without power hours Tuesday after Monday's storm brought wind gusts that reached over 100 mph in some parts of Iowa.

Aug 10, 2020

MidAmerican: Equipment failure leaves 4,400 without power in Des Moines

According to an outage map, 4,468 customers were affected by the outage Sunday at noon.

Oct 20, 2019

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Has power been restored at 59th and Hickman Rd?

Hickman SoftServe | August 13, 2020  

Timberline Village (50323) has no power.

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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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Urbandale, Iowa

City Urbandale
County Polk
State Iowa (IA)
Country United States
Zip Codes 50322, 50323, 50398

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