Power Outage

Jennifer Gates And Staff Handle Floods, Power Outages, and Tornados With Aplomb

By Jon Anderson / December 31, 2019 / 1 Comment

Some city council districts so rarely make the news, I wonder what their representatives get up to all day. Some, like Oak Lawn’s District 14 are top-heavy with an unending train of development-related decisions and brouhahas. But my old District 13 has had more than its share. It’s flooded, lost electricity for days, been gassed […]

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Post-Blackout Advice: What To Chuck, So You Don’t Toss Your Cookies

By Bethany Erickson / June 13, 2019 / 0 Comments

If you’re like 350,000 other Oncor customers, you are likely finally reading this at home, on your couch, with a light on powered by — finally — electricity. But can we engage in some real talk? Because you’re probably wondering about everything in your fridge. I know I was. I mean, I had just put […]

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Don’t Be Caught in The Cold: Be Prepared For The Next Icepocalypse With This Handy Emergency Checklist

By Joanna England / December 9, 2013 / 10 Comments

OK, so you might not need the snow shovel, but nothing makes you feel quite so unprepared like having a four-day power outage that practically evicts you from your home. I asked a friend who is an expert in emergency preparedness what other items we should have on hand for the next winter storm. His […]

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Don’t Be Caught in The Cold: Be Prepared For The Next Icepocalypse With This Handy Emergency Checklist

By Joanna England / December 9, 2013 / 5 Comments

  OK, so you might not need the snow shovel, but nothing makes you feel quite so unprepared like having a four-day power outage that practically evicts you from your home. I asked a friend who is an expert in emergency preparedness what other items we should have on hand for the next winter storm. […]

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Do You Have Power? 240,000 Without Power in Dallas and Collin Counties. And The Poor Trees…

By Candy Evans / December 6, 2013 / 4 Comments

Icemageddon 2013 has left around 240,000 people without power, according to Oncor. The largest numbers of outages are concentrated in Dallas and Collin Counties, they said. And a large number of people in Tarrant, Denton, Ellis and Kaufman counties also do not have power. Freezing rain turned to ice overnight, accumulating on tree limbs and […]

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