power outages

This GOES-16 satellite image taken Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, at 17:00 UTC and provided by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), shows Hurricane Dorian, right, churning over the Atlantic Ocean.
AP News
August 31, 2019 - 11:39 am
Tracking Hurricane Dorian as it strikes the Bahamas as a catastrophic Category 5 storm Sunday.
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Workers board up a shop’s window front as they make preparations for the arrival of Hurricane Dorian, in Freeport, Bahamas, Friday, Aug. 30, 2019.
AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa
AP News
August 30, 2019 - 7:21 am
Many Florida residents faced a sense of helplessness as they prepared for Hurricane Dorian, which Trump said could be an "absolute monster" of a storm.
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KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
August 07, 2019 - 7:16 pm
UPDATED: 9:25 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The storms that came through the Delaware Valley Wednesday evening left many in the dark. PSE&G and PECO have reported outages throughout the area, and PECO spokesperson Afia Ohene-Frempong said it's all hands on deck for them as they work to...
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Tree down in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
July 23, 2019 - 6:37 am
UPDATED: 9 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The nasty storms that plowed through the region left behind a lot of damage and tens of thousands of people without power. In New Jersey, more than 300,000 homes and businesses were affected. Gov. Phil Murphy says many may not have thier power back for...
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Authorities were scrambling to restore electricity to Manhattan following a power outage that knocked out Times Square's towering electronic screens and darkened marquees in the theater district and left businesses without electricity.
Michael Owens/AP Photo
July 13, 2019 - 7:35 pm
NEW YORK (KYW Newsradio/AP) — On the anniversary of a 1977 blackout that hit most of New York City, a massive power outage brought the curtain down on Broadway shows and stalled traffic on Manhattan streets. Underground, the power outage affecting 73,000 customers for hours also left the subway...
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FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2019, file photo, Pacific Gas & Electric vehicles are parked at the PG&E Oakland Service Center in Oakland, Calif.
Ben Margot/AP Photo, File
June 08, 2019 - 9:59 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric implemented a controversial practice of cutting power to selected portions of Northern California on Saturday to guard against wildfires as the weather turned very windy, dry and hot. Electricity was turned off around 6 a.m. to 1,600 customers in...
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People wait inside a darkened office building during a power outage in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, March 25, 2019.
Fernando Llano/AP Photo
March 25, 2019 - 11:41 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A new power outage spread across much of Venezuela on Monday, knocking communications offline and stirring fears of a repeat of the chaos almost two weeks ago during the nation's largest-ever blackout. The outage began shortly after 1 p.m. (1700 GMT) and appeared to have...
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Paul Kurtz
November 20, 2018 - 3:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Last week's snow storm was a reminder to us that winter is coming. It was also a wake-up call for area utility companies making final preparations for the season. PECO's Kristina Pappas says it's all about being proactive. "A lot of inspections," Pappas said. "We'll...
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Officials in Los Angeles say thousands of the city's residents are without power after a heat wave caused high electricity demand.
July 07, 2018 - 9:21 pm
By Dakin Andone LOS ANGELES, Ca. (CNN) -- Thousands of Los Angeles residents were left without power Saturday morning after a heat wave prompted high electricity demand throughout the city. "Friday's record-setting heat led to unprecedented peak electricity demand," according to the Los Angeles...
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PECO Building
John McDevitt | KYW Newsradio
Mike Dougherty
July 03, 2018 - 8:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Strong thunderstorms rolling through the region are causing a lot of problems. PECO is reporting more than 45,000 customers are without power on this sweltering evening, with Chester County looking like the hardest hit area: More than 24,000 homes and businesses there...
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