Power Outage News in the US

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Power outage in Pocatello area

A power outage in the Pocatello area affected 8,288 customers. The cause of the outage is unknown, but a crew has been assigned to investigate. Power was restored a couple of hours later.
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Power outage in Mississauga

The power outage affected 719 residential and commercial spaces in the community of Erindale. A natural gas leak on Blythe Road, which is currently closed from Doulton Drive to the cul-de-sac, was also reported and firefighters were on site.
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Power Outage in Brampton

400 residents and businesses were affected by the power outage. The outage affected areas such as Mountainash Road to Goreway Drive, and from Sandalwood Parkway East to North Park Drive.
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PG&E customers lose power

More than 10,000 Pacific Gas and Electric customers were without power for a short time on one of the hottest days of the year. It was more than 100 degrees when the unplanned power outage happened.
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Power outages in the fort collins area

A strong storm cut power to many Fort Collins Area residents. According to Xcel Energy’s seven power outages affected 2,692 customers.
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Tree down causes power outages

Coal River Road was blocked due to a downed tree, which caused a power outage affecting approximately 256 customers. Service was later restored.
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Power outage in Farmington

Farmington's residents experienced a large power outage as the city operated under a heat advisory warning during a week of extreme warmth. The power was later restored.
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Multiple Power Outages

A storm that moved through the Flathead overnight is the apparent cause of numerous power outages. Almost 900 customers were without power.
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Power Outages during heatwaves

The heatwaves across Utah can be a big inconvenience, especially when the power grid has interruptions. That’s exactly what happened to nearly 1,900 customers affected by the power outage. Service was restored just a couple of hours later.
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Pole fire causes power outage in western Duluth

A pole fire appears to be the cause of a power outage in Duluth, Minnesota. About 3000 customers were affected. A couple of hours later, power was restored.
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Explosion destroys minivan, causes brief power outage

An explosion in Montclair obliterated a family’s minivan and caused a brief power outage, authorities said. Preliminary evidence suggests that the incident may not have been accidental and that something inside the van, near the passenger seat, detonated. The FBI helped Montclair police collect and process debris and other evidence from the scene.
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Weekend Storms Cause Numerous Outages

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In Wayne County, a strong thunderstorm with gusty winds was responsible for numerous power outages. It was reported 4,368 customers without power. Crews worked throughout the weekend to restore service. Wind gusts snapped a pole that caused a major outage.
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Cause of Idaho Falls power outage

Power outage impacted 3,324 Idaho Falls Power customers. The cause of the outage was an issue with a transformer at the Sugar Mill Substation. Afterward, electricity was restored to most customers.
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Neighbors concerned after multiple power outages

Neighbors living in Champaign said their power went out through the weekend. 170 houses went without power multiple times. They believe that the power outages was caused by a damaged power line.
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Severe weather left thousands without power in West Virginia

Severe weather knocks out power to thousands of West Virginia customers. More than 20,000 customers were affected by the power outage. A couple of hours later, service was restored.
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Power outage affected customers in Mesa

A power outage affected an estimated 1,235 customers in the East Valley. Subsequently, service was restored to those affected in the area.
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Customers affected by power outages

A couple of power outages in Melfort affected over 2,000 customers. Crews were pulling in a transmission conductor line which then fell into the distribution line causing the power outage. Service was later restored.
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Power outage caused by a transformer blew

Thousands were without power across Kansas City. The outage was prompted because a transformer blew, causing BPU’s power plant and three of its substations to go down. According to the report, the #PowerOutage affected 10,000
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Storms cause power outages

Storms and high winds caused small power outages throughout Bismarck impacting 176 customers. Power went out there when a tree fell on a line. Electricity was restored a couple of hours later.
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Storm knocks out power south of Fargo

Severe thunderstorms blasted across southeast North Dakota and into western Minnesota, knocking out power to thousands of residents and bringing much-needed heavy rain. Cass County Electric Co-op reported 40 power outages, leaving about 5,000 customers without power.
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Thunderstorm knocks out power

Power outage in Moorhead, caused by a lightning strike that hit one of the city substations and straight-line winds that toppled a half-mile of transmission lines. Power was restored a couple of hours later.
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New cable expected to solve power outages

Power outages due to heavy heatwave in Red Bluff. Customers were without power for three days. Crews installed a new cable, with which they do not expect any customers to lose power during heat due to load issues.
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Hundreds without power

A power outage in the East Bay left thousands of PG&E customers in the dark. It is not clear if the outage was related to a report of downed power lines at Sea View. A resident reported seeing several dead birds nearby.
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Power restored for more than 2,000 residents

More than 2,000 residents were without power in Horry County near Highway 544. Crews said a snake is what caused the power outage. Power was later restored.
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Large power outage in Dickson County

Thousands of people were without electricity after a large power outage in Dickson County. Dickson Electric System officials said the entire Dickson District Substation went down, leaving almost 10,000 customers without power. Later service was restored to all customers.