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Power outage in West Fork, Arkansas? Contact your local utility company.
Five to seven inches of snow coupled with winds gusting as high as 55 mph could make for very difficult travel on Interstate 80 between Laramie and Cheyenne Thursday.
Chief Meteorologist Darby Bybee said the outages are in the areas that saw the most snow come down Monday.
SWEPCO is reporting outages in Fayetteville, Greenland, West Fork and Prairie Grove.
With winter weather in the forecast across Northwest Arkansas and the River Valley, closings are expected. 5NEWS has a list compiled of reported closings.
Someone hitting power lines knocked out electricity to a third of the county | Serving Minden-Gardnerville and Carson Valley
The National Weather Service office in Binghamton is advising that some rocky weather could be in store for the final official days of summer.
80,000 customers were knocked out before crews started re-routing power to substations in Morris and Sussex counties.
Power was reported still out to hundreds of NYSEG customers in Chenango County and Tioga County early August 5.
Eastman released information on the cause of the July 22 power outage at the Kingsport plant.
A 20-year-old woman was killed when a tree fell on a mobile home in Cleveland County late afternoon Wednesday as storms moved through the area, Cleveland County Emergency Manager Stephen McClellan said.
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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.