Power Outage in West Fargo, ND

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Xcel Energy
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(800) 895-1999 Report Online
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Cass County Electric Cooperative
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(701) 356-4499
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Nodak Electric Cooperative
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(800) 732-4373
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Ameren Illinois
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Duke Energy
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West Fargo Power Outages Caused by Weather


May 30, 2011 - Tornado

This tornado tracked northward and brushed the west edge of the industrial park of northwest Fargo and the east edge of Reiles Acres before lifting east of Harwood. The tornado was likely enshrouded in downburst winds and heavy rains for part of this track. Two guyed radio towers collapsed, several empty semi-trailers and travel trailers were flipped and thrown, steel wall and roofing panels were torn from industrial buildings, and numerous power poles and trees were snapped. peak winds were estimated at 135 mph.

West Fargo - Harwood


CCEC: Power restored to thousands of West Fargo residents | AM 1100 The Flag WZFG

(West Fargo, ND) -- UPDATE: A representative for CCEC says power has been restored to all members in West Fargo. The representative says the cause of the power outage was an "equipment malfunction" at the substation. INITIAL REPORT: Thousands of residents in West Fargo are being impacted by a power outage. According to an official with Cass County Electric Cooperative, 6,670

Sep 15, 2022

UPDATE: Power restored for almost 1,400 Cass County Electric Co. customers Share on Facebook Email This Link Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn

Almost 1,400 Cass County Electric Company members in Fargo from I94 to 52 Ave S, and from I29 going west to 42 St are currently experiencing a power outage.

Aug 20, 2022

ND First Lady’s father dies at 87 | KNOX News Radio, Local News, Weather and Sports

Funeral services are scheduled Friday for the father of North Dakota First Lady Kathryn Helgaas Burgum. Maynar...

Aug 4, 2022

UPDATE: Early morning crash injures two, causes power outage - InForum | Fargo, Moorhead and West Fargo news, weather and sports

The driver, who's under 18, is facing potential charges in juvenile court, according to police.

Jul 28, 2022

Severe thunderstorms are likely this afternoon and evening - InForum | Fargo, Moorhead and West Fargo news, weather and sports

Strong thunderstorms forming in the warm and humid air ahead of this front will be capable of hail, strong wind gusts, and even a tornado or two this afternoon. This evening, the scattered storms will eventually form into a line which will move through eastern North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota.

Jun 24, 2022

UPDATE: 1,500 Cass County Electric members without power Share on Facebook Email This Link Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn

Cass County Electric Cooperative is reporting that 1,500 members are experiencing power outages in the Oxbow, Hickson, Chaffee, Colfax and Kindred areas. At this point, CCEC doesn’t know what caused the outage.

Jun 20, 2022

Weekend temperatures break previous record high - Grand Forks Herald | Grand Forks, East Grand Forks news, weather & sports

The highest temperature reached 100 degrees on Sunday, June 19, breaking the previous record high from 1988

Jun 20, 2022

MDU finishes power restoration efforts, some rural co-op customers still down | AM 1100 The Flag WZFG

(Bismarck, ND) -- Power is back on for all western North Dakota customers of Montana-Dakota Utilities. MDU wrapped up power restoration efforts Monday following a devastating late-April blizzard. About 18-thousand MDU customers initially lost power during the storm. Officials ay a few thousand rural electric cooperative customers are still without power.

May 3, 2022

Major power outages remain in western North Dakota after blizzard wreaks 'unprecedented' damage - InForum | Fargo, Moorhead and West Fargo news, weather and sports

Some rural areas likely won't have their power restored for days due to the "unprecedented" level of damage to electrical infrastructure and the difficulty of accessing the downed poles and lines, said Montana-Dakota Utilities spokesman Mark Hanson.

Apr 25, 2022

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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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West Fargo, North Dakota

City West Fargo
County Cass
State North Dakota (ND)
Country United States
Zip Codes 58078

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