Power Outage in West Lafayette, IN

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Duke Energy
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Tipmont REMC
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(800) 726-3953
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Carroll White REMC
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West Lafayette Power Outages Caused by Weather


August 5, 2008 - Flash Flood

The rain and flash flooding created high water on numerous streets around Greater Lafayette Tuesday morning. It also forced the Lafayette Parks Department to close Munger Park and the city's aquatic facilities for the day. Power companies reported power outages scattered across the area that continued into the afternoon.

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Purdue University student killed in dorm room, roommate arrested: officials

A Purdue University student was killed in his dorm room, and the victim's roommate has been arrested, school officials said on Wednesday.

Oct 5, 2022

Rescuers scour Florida's flooded disaster zone amid massive power outages as Ian continues its ruinous crawl | News | wlfi.com

Rescuers have been pulling people from roofs as they work to respond to hundreds of calls for help since Ian -- now a tropical storm marching across Florida -- slammed

Sep 29, 2022

What to do if you're in the middle of a power outage | National | wlfi.com

Deadly Hurricane Ian -- downgraded Thursday to a tropical storm as it crawls across Florida -- smashed into the state's southwestern coast on Wednesday, destroying homes and cutting power to

Sep 29, 2022

Production resumes at Indiana refinery shutdown after fire | News | wlfi.com

Regular production has resumed at a northwest Indiana refinery that was shut down last month following an electrical fire.

Sep 13, 2022

Storms move across the state, cause damage in several counties | wthr.com

A line of strong storms pushed through central Indiana on Monday night, causing damage in several counties.

Aug 29, 2022

Nano-grid home runs solely on DC power – pv magazine USA

A team of researchers at Purdue University are retrofitting a 1920s home to run completely on DC current.

Aug 26, 2022

Sussex County and Morris County power outage after I-80 accident

80,000 customers were knocked out before crews started re-routing power to substations in Morris and Sussex counties.

Aug 9, 2022

Thousands of Indy residents without power on dangerously hot day | wthr.com

Those who need to escape this extreme heat can do so at these Indy Parks cooling centers.

Jul 20, 2022

Rolling blackouts possible, 'highly unlikely' this summer in Indiana | News | wlfi.com

A report from the North American Electric Reliability Corporation indicates parts of the country, including Indiana, are at a high risk of overloading the region's electrical grid. The report follows

Jun 29, 2022

Power outage in Chauncy Hill area | Community | wlfi.com

A power outage has been reported in the Chauncy Hill area in West Lafayette.

Jun 22, 2022

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Had a lot of wind and rain, heard a pop and our electricity went out. Most of our town of West Lafayette, Ohio has no electricity. Went out about 6 pm.

Linda Angle | July 19, 2020  

420 Evergreen Street—can’t get insulation work finished

Schwarte’s | July 10, 2020  

No power at Waterford Court Apts

Pj | January 14, 2020  

No power 2710 N Salisbury St west Lafayette Indiana 47906

Audree Gibson | November 11, 2019  

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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.

West Lafayette, Indiana

City West Lafayette
County Tippecanoe
State Indiana (IN)
Country United States
Zip Codes 47906, 47907, 47996

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