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Watson Power Outages Caused by Weather


March 26, 2009 - Thunderstorm Wind

Widespread tree and power line damage due to thunderstorm winds was observed across Livingston Parish. Some of the worst daamge was along State Highway 1020 where power lines and trees blocked the road. Also, more concentrated tree and power line damage was reported along Highway 447 south of Interstate 12 and along Hood Road south of Walker.

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July 23, 2000 - Thunderstorm Wind

Power lines were blown down.

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AEP: Power back on for most Columbus-area customers

American Electric Power hoped to restore electricity to all Columbus-area customers by 5 a.m. Thursday.

Jun 15, 2022

Extreme weather is causing longer power outages. States and utilities can’t agree on solutions - The Washington Post Comment on this story ArrowRight GiftOutline Loading... Loading...

State officials are reluctant to ask ratepayers to foot the bill for investments experts say are needed to fortify the grid against increasingly severe weather.

Oct 24, 2021

DEMCO gives update on restorations; outages in Livingston Parish down by nearly 5,000 | Breaking News | livingstonparishnews.com

The number of DEMCO’s outages in Livingston Parish have gone down by nearly 5,000 over the last day, according to the company’s latest update.

Sep 2, 2021

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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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Watson, Louisiana

City Watson
County Livingston
State Louisiana (LA)
Country United States
Zip Codes 70786

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