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Waukesha Power Outages Caused by Weather
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In Waukesha County, a power outage forced the cancelation of a 400-person fundraiser. We Energies showed more than 20,000 outages at one time.
Severe weather left thousands throughout southeastern Wisconsin without power on Wednesday.
Calumet County Emergency Management has notified the public of a power outage in the City of New Holstein.
A cluster of strong thunderstorms are moving across central and into southeastern Wisconsin Sunday evening, according to the National Weather Service.
Car crash knocks out power to Sheboygan neighborhood Share on Facebook Email This Link Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn
Police say the vehicle hit a utility pole and then a house Wednesday night.
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Widespread flooding and storms are impacting power for more than 10,000 WeEnergies customers in the Milwaukee area Monday morning.
Power outage and road closures on Green Bay’s west side Share on Facebook Email This Link Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn
Power outages and traffic detours expected to last four hours
The Oneida Casino across from Austin Straubel Airport which reportedly had no power earlier on Monday now is back open with 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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