Power Outage

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KDKA Radio Staff
July 07, 2020 - 6:59 am
As the current heat wave continues, it puts additional stress on electrical grids and utility companies are preparing for possible power outages as a result.
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Rachel Kalas
July 06, 2020 - 8:04 pm
Current time for restoration is unknown.
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Kristen Buccigrossi
Andrew Limberg
April 08, 2020 - 8:45 am
Rough weather overnight produced tens of thousands of power outages in the Pittsburgh region.
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Ashley Funyak
January 06, 2020 - 6:12 am
Two North Allegheny School District schools are closed on Monday, January 6th.
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Rachel Kalas
November 06, 2019 - 9:22 pm
Allegheny County reports that the areas effected are the West End, Mt. Washington, Elliot, and Crafton.
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Andrew Limberg
Paul Rasmussen
November 01, 2019 - 8:57 am
Record rainfall fell around Pittsburgh on Halloween.
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Ashley Funyak
October 23, 2019 - 4:01 am
Several neighborhoods surrounding the Gill Hall area are without power.
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July 23, 2019 - 12:40 am
The lights went out across much of Venezuela, reviving fears of the blackouts that plunged the country into chaos a few months ago as the government once again accused opponents of sabotaging the nation's hydroelectric power system.
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July 13, 2019 - 7:35 pm
NEW YORK ( 1010 WINS ) – A massive power outage hit Manhattan on Saturday evening, plunging tens of thousands of people into darkness, with outages reported across a more than 30-block radius for about five hours—42 years to the day after the historic 1977 blackout. Power has been restored after...
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PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - Utility crews are steadily restoring power after a destructive wind storm downed trees and power lines. West Penn Power had about 6,200 customers off the grid late Wednesday morning. First Energy's Todd Meyers tells KDKA Radio... “We have . . . about 2700...
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