Power Outage News in the US

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Houston under water boil notice after power failure
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Houston under water boil notice after power failure

A power outage at a Houston water purification plant caused water pressure to drop and left the city of about 2 million people under a boil water notice. Some school districts cancelled classes.
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High winds knock out power to thousands
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High winds knock out power to thousands

Over 14,500 homes and businesses were without power as some gusty winds rolled through the Garden State. PSEG, which services a large portion of the state, was showing 580 outages.
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Minnesota squirrel causes power outage
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Minnesota squirrel causes power outage

A squirrel in Minneapolis, Minnesota, disrupted a power transmission, causing a power cut, leaving around 9,500 people in the dark. The outage lasted about an hour before crews were able to restore most of the power, according to energy provider Xcel.
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Thousands without power in LA after outage
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Thousands without power in LA after outage

Scattered power outages blamed on Tropical Storm Kay were affecting thousands of Los Angeles Department of Water and Power customers, prompting officials to schedule additional field crews to respond to situations throughout the coverage area. The utility urged residents to use caution around downed or dangling power lines or poles.
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Power outage in Florida due to tropical storm nicole
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Power outage in Florida due to tropical storm nicole

Over 280,000 Floridians were without power after Nicole made landfall as a hurricane. Outages were mostly concentrated along Florida’s east coast, but have since extended hundreds of miles north of where the storm made landfall and west into central Florida.
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Power outages due to car accident
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Power outages due to car accident

Some Entergy customers were without energy after a single car accident in Orange. Crews were working to restore power as quickly as possible. The cause of the outage was a single car accident. The accident resulted in more than 800 customers out of power.
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Nearly 20,000 without power due to downed trees
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Nearly 20,000 without power due to downed trees

Tens of thousands customers were without power days after a series of weather events brought heavy rain and strong winds to western Washington, according to KING 5's First Alert Weather Team. Crews were working in the area and restored services a couple of hours later.
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Energy error causes 4000 customers to lose power
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Energy error causes 4000 customers to lose power

Duke Energy crews have restored power to more than 4,000 customers after a power outage along U.S. Highway 41. The cause is acknowledged
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Planned power outage
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Planned power outage

A planned power outage affected the residents east of roundabout along US 50 including the town of Montgomery. A couple of hours later, crews restored service.
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Power outage reported in Girard
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Power outage reported in Girard

Power was restored to customers in Girard following an outage. At the peak of the outage, over 3,000 customers were without power in Girard and parts of McDonald. The outage began at morning and lasted about four hours. The outage caused many businesses to close their doors until it came back on. The mayor and at least one local business owner are upset about the whole issue.

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Power outage in Huntington Beach leaves  more than 15000 customers in the dark
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Power outage in Huntington Beach leaves more than 15000 customers in the dark

Southern California Edison engineers were looking into the cause of an outage that left as many as 15,700 of its customers without power for hours. Several spans of power lines were brought down, leaving thousands in the dark. Residents reported seeing bright blue flashes in the sky before lights went out
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Power outage reported in East Central Madison County
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Power outage reported in East Central Madison County

Huntsville Utilities has reported a power outage in East Central Madison County. Customers impacted by the outage are south of U.S. Highway 72 East, extending from Shields Road east to Moontown Road. At this time the specific cause has not been confirmed and a weather system is moving through the area.
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Power outage stills affecting after Ian
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Power outage stills affecting after Ian

Outages stretched from Florida to Pennsylvania after Ian. During the height of the outages, more than 2.5 million customers were without power in Florida. More than a week after the storm, the number of customers without power has been reduced by more than 90%, but some of the biggest challenges lie ahead.
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Midnight power outage
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Midnight power outage

More than 2,400 Saugus homes were impacted by a power outage. Equipment failure caused the outage, which continued to impact 104 households in the area bounded by Silver Oak Court, Pepper Place, Foxwood Lane and Raintree Lane.
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Power outage impacts over 9,000 customers
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Power outage impacts over 9,000 customers

Many Orem residents were without power. More than 9000 customers were affected. UT. Crews restored services a couple of hours later, the cause of the outage is due to a problem with the substation.
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Thousands still without power weeks after Hurricane Fiona
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Thousands still without power weeks after Hurricane Fiona

High temperatures, rain and mosquitoes make life unbearable for those still affected by the longest blackout in US history. The storm left the vast majority and its 3 million residents without power or water for several days.
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 Power outage affected about 500 homes and businesses
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Power outage affected about 500 homes and businesses

A car accident caused a power outage that knocked out 490 homes north of Lakeshore Road, between Vine Street and Welland Canals Parkway, according to Alectra Utilities officials. Crews were dispatched to restore power.
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Thousands left without power
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Thousands left without power

A powerful nor’easter kicked up blinding blizzard conditions with high winds causing widespread power outages Saturday.
People from New York City to Maine awakened to half a foot of snow, while parts of Massachusetts, including Boston, were affected.
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More than 600,000 customers without power in Florida
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More than 600,000 customers without power in Florida

More than 600,000 customers in Florida were still without power, five days after Hurricane Ian struck the state’s southwest coast as a Category 4 storm, according to data from PowerOutage.us. Recovery efforts are underway but in some areas of the state, Florida Power & Light warned the grid cannot be repaired.
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Power outage affects over 3,000 customers
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Power outage affects over 3,000 customers

PG&E was able to restore power to the impacted customers by about 8:20 p.m, a PG&E spokesperson confirmed. The outage was caused by equipment issues, and it was not a Public Safety Power Shutoff event.
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Crash causes power outage
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Crash causes power outage

No one was seriously injured in a crash that took out power lines. While the crash was cleared and Ohio, Edison crews worked to restore power to the estimated 500 to 1,500 customers impacted, according to FirstEnergy's website.
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Texas affected by the most major power outages of any state in the U.S.
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Texas affected by the most major power outages of any state in the U.S.

An environmental advocacy group’s report warns that as extreme weather events become more common and electrical infrastructure continues to age, the number of outages is only likely to increase.
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Power restored to CWLP customers after pole on fire
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Power restored to CWLP customers after pole on fire

More than 1,400 City Water, Light and Power (CWLP) customers were without power after an equipment failure that left a pole on fire.CWLP says the failure happened at its Eastdale substation. The outage affected those living in the area from East Cook Street to East Ash Street, between South 12th Street and South Pope Street.
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 Power cuts to thousands of people in Oregon
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Power cuts to thousands of people in Oregon

In Oregon, the threat of high winds prompted intentional power outages that could affect tens of thousands of customers. More than 40,000 customers were affected. The power cuts made by local utilities are part of an effort to lessen the risk of wildfires in extremely dry and hot conditions
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More than 2,000 customers without power in SLO
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More than 2,000 customers without power in SLO

More than 2,300 PG&E customers lost power in San Luis Obispo. The cause of the outage remains under investigation. This is the fourth time this month that PG&E customers in the Laguna Lake Park area lost power. PG&E officials point at a new “fast trip” feature that automatically shuts off power when an object strikes a line in order to prevent equipment-sparked wildfires. Because of this, a tree branch or a bird hitting a wire can lead to a power outage.