Millions across the South are without power Thursday as a fast-moving Zeta barrels northeast as a tropical storm with dangerous winds threatening to spread more misery along the East Coast.
Hundreds of thousands of customers are without power in northern and central California Monday after the nation's largest utility conducted its largest shutoff of the year to prevent wildfires.
The nation's largest utility will cut power to hundreds of thousands of customers Sunday as California faces its most dangerous winds of the year in a state that's already endured the worst wildfire season in history.
Tens of thousands of Pacific Gas and Electric Company customers in North California may have their power out until Friday after the utility said it was cutting power due to high winds raising the risk of wildfires.
Tens of thousands of Pacific Gas and Electric customers in Northern California could lose their power as early as Wednesday night, one week after planned outages rippled through the region.
A return of bone-dry humidity and gusty winds Wednesday in Northern Calfornia during the peak of wildfire season is expected to result in power outages for tens of thousands of customers that could last until Friday.
The nation's largest utility warned customers on Monday it may have to cut power to portions of 21 counties in Northern California due to the region expected to see strong winds and high temperatures that may lead to wildfires.
The nation's largest utility said Sunday it may need to cut power in parts of Northern California this week due to increasing wildfire risk as its equipment is being investigated for possible links to another blaze.
The first statewide power outages in California in nearly 20 years that left the state with rolling blackouts in August was due to a combination of factors that included an "extreme heat storm," according to a report released Tuesday.
Another round of broiling heat across much of California on Thursday has spurred the state's power grid operator to ask residents to conserve electricity to avoid rolling blackouts.
Tens of thousands of residents in Northern California have had their power temporarily shut off as the state faces extreme fire weather conditions that also threaten outages for the southern part of the state.
Tens of thousands of residents in Northern California will have their power temporarily shut off starting Sunday as the state's largest utility tries to prevent wildfires from being sparked by electrical equipment.
Florida's Gulf Power said that Escambia and Santa Rosa counties were the worst affected by outages.
Hundreds of thousands of people are without power along the Gulf Coast after Hurricane Sally roared ashore on Wednesday morning.
Tens of thousands of customers remained without power Wednesday in Northern California as after blackouts were imposed to prevent sparking wildfires, but the state's largest utility says it's executing "smarter" plans to lessen the pain.
As dry, gusty winds bear down on Northern California on Tuesday as a record-breaking heatwave continues, the state's largest utility has imposed blackouts for tens of thousands to try to prevent its power lines and equipment from sparking new wildfires.
Millions in California avoided rolling blackouts on Sunday as record-breaking temperatures have strained the state's electric grid but power outages may come on Labor Day as heat lingers and gusty wings bring the threat of wildfires.
The Golden State's recent power problems have drawn anger and new focus over an increased reliance on renewable energy and gaps in storage capacity for an event like a big heat wave.
Millions of homes and businesses in California are at risk of seeing rolling blackouts through Wednesday, following an extreme heat wave that has stressed the state's electrical system.
Hundreds of thousands of residents in Iowa's three largest cities remained without electricity Wednesday, two days after a rare wind storm that hit the Midwest devastated the state's power grid, flattened valuable corn fields and killed two people.