Did you lose power?
How to Report Power Outage
Power outage in Waco, Texas? Contact your local utility company.
Also: The last wooden power poles come down in a Florida county
Overnight storm leaves numerous local power outages | KWKT - FOX 44 Open Navigation Close Navigation
CENTRAL TEXAS (FOX44) – Overnight storms with high straight line winds have resulted in numerous power outages throughout Central Texas. ONCOR’s outage reporting system indicates most of these outages are in individual neighborhoods or areas of town – rather than wide spread outages. Around 1,100 customers in Waco and its immediate suburbs were without power […]
Q&A with House candidate Erin Shank: Challenger calls out Republicans on property taxes, abortion, voting rights
Longtime Waco-based bankruptcy attorney Erin Shank, 65, seeks election as the Texas House District 56 representative. Her decision to challenge 18-year Republican incumbent Charles “Doc” Anderson was prompted after two
Episode lasting almost 2 days prompted the closure of a runway at Dallas airport.
Sgt. Busted For Selling Fentanyl + Power Outage Downtown + Free ?? - Austin, TX - The quickest way to get caught up on the most important things happening today in Austin.
Storms Cause Power Outage Downtown + Accused Scammer Indicted - Dallas, TX - The quickest way to get caught up on the most important things happening today in Dallas.
Power restored at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport Share on Facebook Email This Link Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn
Those who are set to fly from the airport this morning are to check their flight statuses,
Texas adopts new natural gas weatherization rules 18 months after grid crash | The Texas Tribune Loading indicator Loading indicator Loading indicator Loading indicator Loading indicator Loading indicator Loading indicator Loading indicator Loading indicator Loading indicator Loading indicator
Critics are skeptical about whether the new rules by the Railroad Commission will prevent another catastrophe like the power grid disaster in February 2021.
Over 1,000 customers were affected by power outages in Bell County Friday afternoon, according to Oncor's outage map.
Power restored at McLennan County Jail Share on Facebook Email This Link Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn
The power reportedly went out at 3:30 a.m. Aug. 18 and is expected to be fully restored by 10:30 a.m.
Are you affected? Leave your comment below.
Tweets from Waco, Texas
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.