Power Outages

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Arlington Car Crash Leads To Power Outages

A car crash late Monday in Arlington cut a vehicle in half, left the driver in critical condition, and caused a power outage that plunged thousands of people into the dark.

08/05/2014

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Major Storm Damage After Rain, Floods & High-Water Rescues

Heavy rain and floods took dozens of North Texas drivers by surprise — leading to more than 40 high-water rescues in Fort Worth. In the course of a few hours, firefighters responded to more than 200 calls for help.

CBSDFW.COM–06/24/2014

Dark clouds provide a backdrop for power lines. (credit: David McNew/Newsmakers)

North Texas Cold Snap Nearly Prompts Rolling Power Outages

The low temperatures in North Texas created a high demand for electricity

CBS 11–01/06/2014

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Oncor Targets Late Sunday For Full Power Restoration

As temperatures remain well below freezing on Saturday morning, more than 130,000 customers remain without power in North Texas.

12/07/2013

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Heavy Storms Leave Thousands In The Dark

Heavy rain and high winds brought some precipitation to the DFW area on Thursday night and Friday morning, but left behind flooded freeways and downed power lines.

09/20/2013

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High Winds Leave Thousands In The Dark

High winds are being blamed for a spate of power outages across the DFW area overnight. Oncor reported more than 10,000 customers in the dark around 2:00 a.m. during the height of the problem.

03/05/2013

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High Winds Blamed For North Texas Power Outages

Windy conditions have knocked out power to about 47,000 homes and businesses in parts of Texas.

12/20/2012

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Freezing Weather Reaches Texas, Some Power Outages

Freezing weather has reached parts of Texas as windy conditions cut electricity to central parts of the state.

12/10/2012

An uprooted and fallen tree is on a power pole in front of a house in New Orleans, Louisiana on August 29, 2012, as Hurricane Isaac battered the city and surrounding region. (credit: Frederic J. Brown/AFP/GettyImages)

Oncor Crews Leaving To Restore Isaac Power Outages

Some 600,000 households and businesses are without power because of then Hurricane, now Tropical Storm Isaac. To help those in need North Texas Oncor crews are stepping up to assist folks in Louisiana.

CBSDFW.COM–08/29/2012

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Dallas Transformer Fire Leaves Thousands Without Power

A transformer fire in Dallas has left thousands without electricity. The fire broke out before 9:00 a.m. at an Oncor transformer just off Central Expressway, near Royal Lane.

08/16/2012

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Winds Cause Power Outages

Home across North Texas are suffering power outages as a result of downed power lines Saturday.

07/07/2012

Dark clouds provide a backdrop for power lines. (credit: David McNew/Newsmakers)

Storms Cause Power Outages Across DFW

Oncor said that nearly 27,000 homes and businesses have lost electricity during a second day of storms in North Texas. Most of the outages were in the Fort Worth area.

05/31/2012

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