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#Noreaster becomes #bomb_cyclone: Fierce winds, flooding, snow and coastal havoc ensue

Nor’easter becomes bomb cyclone: Fierce winds, flooding, snow and coastal havoc ensue High winds to cause widespread power outages, travel disruptions and property damage. Flooding rainfall in store for some locations, and coastal flooding will occur. Rain to end as snow in many areas, with risk of a foot or more of heavy, wet snow … Continue reading #Noreaster becomes #bomb_cyclone: Fierce winds, flooding, snow and coastal havoc ensue

Power factbox: Outages drop, but flooding slows work

Power factbox: Outages drop, but flooding slows work Areas affected by Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath reported less than 65,000 customers were without power at 12 pm CDT Sunday, the lowest level since the storm made landfall August 25. Flooding continued to hamper power restoration efforts, however. RESTORATION EFFORTS * AEP Texas, the transmission and … Continue reading Power factbox: Outages drop, but flooding slows work

#Duke_Energy: Snake caused widespread power outages in #Concord

Duke Energy: Snake caused widespread power outages in Concord CONCORD, N.C. — Over 12,000 people lost power in Concord Sunday after officials say a fire at a Duke Energy delivery point damaged equipment. According to Duke Energy’s officials, the outage was caused by a black snake that caused damage in the City of Concord’s substation. … Continue reading #Duke_Energy: Snake caused widespread power outages in #Concord

#Lake_Tahoe weather: Update on mass power outages across region

Lake Tahoe weather: Update on mass power outages across region Placer County has cancelled Tahoe Truckee Area Regional Transit services for the third consecutive day. The service may resume tomorrow, depending on conditions. The Truckee Donner Public Utility District has issued a statement on the power outages. The statement says “All Customers Currently Out of … Continue reading #Lake_Tahoe weather: Update on mass power outages across region

Unit 1 reactor at #Susquehanna nuclear plant shuts down

Unit 1 reactor at Susquehanna nuclear plant shuts down Officials are investigating the cause of the automatic shutdown Thursday of Unit 1 at Talen Energy Corp.’s Susquehanna nuclear power plant. Talen spokesman Todd Martin said a cause of the shutdown had not been determined. He also said it was premature to speculate when the unit … Continue reading Unit 1 reactor at #Susquehanna nuclear plant shuts down

Widespread power outage hits Downtown #Honolulu, neighboring areas

Widespread power outage hits Downtown Honolulu, neighboring areas HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – A widespread power outage affected several neighborhoods near Honolulu Wednesday morning. Shortly before 10 a.m., residents and businesses reported hearing a loud boom followed by a loss of electricity. Traffic lights were also out. So far, Hawaiian Electric officials have confirmed that the outage … Continue reading Widespread power outage hits Downtown #Honolulu, neighboring areas

Extended power outages due to storm damage hit home for #Phoenix residents, businesses

Extended power outages due to storm damage hit home for Phoenix residents, businesses PHOENIX (AP) — A savage storm with wind, rain and lightning that damaged buildings, knocked down trees, utility poles and power lines added up to sweaty predicaments for many Phoenix residents. For those without power for extended periods, the late-summer outages meant … Continue reading Extended power outages due to storm damage hit home for #Phoenix residents, businesses

Power Outage Creates Nightmare Commute for #LIRR Riders

Power Outage Creates Nightmare Commute for LIRR Riders Rail riders lamented another morning of frustrating travel woes Wednesday as a power outage in the East River tunnels forced the Long Island Railroad to suspend service to and from Penn Station for hours, crippling the commute and drawing backlash on social media. Trains began chugging slowly … Continue reading Power Outage Creates Nightmare Commute for #LIRR Riders