California simmers while it burns, but no big power outages

SHAVER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Rescuers in military helicopters airlifted 207 people to safety after an explosive wildfire trapped them in a popular camping area in California’s Sierra National Forest, one of dozens of fires burning Sunday amid record-breaking temperatures that strained the state’s electrical grid and for a time threatened power outages for millions. […]

California staves off more power outages amid heat wave

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California staved off another round of rolling blackouts as a searing heat wave strained its electrical grid, but authorities warned of a continuing threat Wednesday. Grid managers again called for voluntary energy conservation during afternoon and evening hours to try to avoid having to order utilities to cut power to selected […]

Power outage leaves large swaths of Manhattan in the dark

NEW YORK (AP) — A power outage cast darkness across large swaths of Manhattan early Friday, as tens of thousands of people in other parts of New York City were still without electricity in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Isaias. A spokesperson for Consolidated Edison said Friday’s blackout started at 5:13 a.m. in Harlem, the […]

More than 296k without power in Louisiana as Hurricane Laura makes landfall

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) To report a power outage or get information about power outages in your area through Slemco, Cleco, Entergy or LUS, see the links below. SLEMCO – To report a power outage from anywhere on SLEMCO’s system, dial: 1-888-275-3626 or click here CLECO – To report a power outage from anywhere on CLECO’s system, dial: 1-800-622-6537 or […]

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