Power Outage in West Palm Beach, FL

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West Palm Beach Power Outages Caused by Weather


May 24, 2023 - Thunderstorm Wind

A ham radio operator reported a large tree and power lines down on Lantana Road near Jog Road as a severe thunderstorm moved through the area.

Florida Gardens - Florida Gardens
April 26, 2020 - Thunderstorm Wind

A ham radio operator reported trees down and power outages near the intersection of Okeechobee Blvd and N. Jog Road in West Palm Beach.

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April 26, 2020 - Thunderstorm Wind

Power line reported down. Time estimated from radar. Palm Beach International Airport measured a wind gust of 71 mph near this time.

Haverhill - Haverhill
April 26, 2020 - Thunderstorm Wind

Reports of power lines/wires down in the area of Royal Poinciana Way and Cocoanut Row in the Town of Palm Beach.

Golf - Golf
October 28, 2017 - Tornado

Tornado started in the community in Lake Clarke Shores. Power lines, cable lines, and minor fence damage occurred at the intersection of Alpha Court and Pine Tree Lane. The tornado then moved north-northeast where more power lines were downed. A few trees were knocked down at the tornado moved over the back fields at Forest Hill High School where a wind gust of 75 mph was measured by a South Florida Water Management District gauge at 609 PM EDT, before continuing north-northeast towards Colonial Road and Parker Avenue where more threes were blown down along with a street sign. Continuing on its path towards Lake Avenue some tree limbs were snapped and a fence was blown down. A few more tree limbs were downed near Lake Avenue and Briggs Street before the tornado lifted. Maximum wind speed based at least partially on the wind gust of 75 mph measured at the South Florida Water Management District mesonet site FHCHSX at Forest Hill High School.

Palm Spgs - Palm Spgs


March 31, 2009

A warm front lifted north through South Florida during the day of March 31. Unstable air south of the front combined with warm temperatures combined to produced strong and severe thunderstorms over Palm Beach County. A total of about 5,000 customers lost power.

March 13, 2003

A severe thunderstorm that formed near the intersection of a frontal boundary and the sea breeze front produced wind gusts of 60 mph and hail ranging from penny to golf ball in size.Doppler radar indicated localized maximum storm total rainfall amounts near 10 inches while a South Florida Water Management District rain gauge measured 2.73 inches of rain. Street flooding occurred on Military Trail between 45th Street and North Lake Boulevard. Excessive lightning caused numerous tree fires and power was knocked out to about 7000 customers.

June 16, 2002

A large sign was blown down at the Lighthouse Plaza shopping center. Fifteen FP& L electrical transformers were disabled by lightning strikes causing power outages to 7550 customers.


Tropical Depression Nicole path moves north to Georgia, Southeast

Tropical Depression Nicole was moving north into Georgia on Friday morning after hitting Florida the previous day as a Category 1 hurricane.

Nov 11, 2022

Hurricane Nicole: FPL nearly restored all power across Treasure Coast

FPL says 60 households in rural St. Lucie County were still being worked on Friday; FPUA reported some still without power in Fort Pierce

Nov 11, 2022

Hurricane Nicole forms; Florida awaits rare November storm | AM 870 The ANSWER - Los Angeles, CA

MIAMI (AP) — A Florida-bound storm strengthened into Hurricane Nicole on Wednesday evening as it pounded the Bahamas, and U.S. officials ordered evacuations that included former President Donald Tr

Nov 10, 2022

Palm Beach County lifts evacuation order and schools are back open. Here's what else to know after Tropical Storm Nicole | WLRN

Shortly after Hurricane Nicole made landfall south of Vero Beach, it was downgraded to a tropical storm. Here's some of what's open and closed across Palm Beach County.

Nov 10, 2022

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Nicole is then expected to strike storm-weary Florida on Wednesday night and move into Georgia on Thursday.

Nov 9, 2022

Hurricane Nicole: Thousands of FPL customers with power outages

Thousands of Florida Power & Light customers were impacted by Tropical Storm Nicole hours ahead of its anticipated landfall as a hurricane.

Nov 9, 2022

New 5K to help fund programs from Delray Beach to Jupiter

The inaugural Miles For A Mission 5K will be held on Nov. 19 at Keiser University in West Palm Beach.

Nov 7, 2022

Residents at Greenacres apartment complex without power for 16 days

Families inside a Greenacres apartment complex are finally getting some relief after being left without power for 16 days.

Nov 3, 2022

Electriq Power Announces New Channel Partnership to Help

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Nov. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --  Electriq Power, Inc. (“Electriq”), a leading provider of intelligent and integrated home energy...

Nov 1, 2022

More Floridians going solar since Hurricane Ian

The Solar United Neighbors co-op has over 50 new members who recently went solar following Hurricane Ian, hoping to deter a power outage in the event of another big storm.

Oct 21, 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 Palm Beach, Florida

City West Palm Beach
County Palm Beach
State Florida (FL)
Country United States
Zip Codes 33401, 33402, 33403, 33404, 33405, 33406, 33407, 33409, 33411, 33412

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