Power outages

Ice is displayed at the Variety Store on Thursday, July 27, 2017, on Ocracoke Island on North Carolina's Outer Banks. An estimated 10,000 tourists were ordered Thursday to evacuate the island after a construction company caused a power outage, leaving people stranded without air conditioning or places to eat. (C. Leinbach/Ocracoke Observer via AP)
July 28, 2017 - 7:43 pm
BUXTON, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on power loss on two North Carolina islands (all times local): 8:25 p.m. Emergency management officials have issued a mandatory evacuation order for Hatteras Island visitors because of a widespread power outage that has already prompted thousands of tourists to leave...
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June 27, 2017 - 10:05 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City subway train has derailed near a station in Harlem, frightening passengers and causing a power outage that led to evacuations along the subway line. The Fire Department of New York says a handful of people were treated for minor injuries at around 10 a.m. Tuesday. It...
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Gusty winds have caused some power outages across Southeast Louisiana, but crews have been reconnecting customers as well. As of 6:00am, Entergy reported about 1,300 customers without electricity in Jefferson Parish; 1,100 in Orleans Parish were out and less than a thousand in other parishes...
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Entergy has been seeing sporadic power outages across South Louisiana as Tropical Storm Cindy churns in the Gulf, sending squalls ashore. Crews are still out reconnecting power when it goes out, if it is safe to do so. The power provider reported more than 1,800 outages in Jefferson Parish, more...
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Passengers wait at a British Airways check-in desk after the airport suffered an IT systems failure, at London''s Gatwick Airport, Saturday, May 27, 2017. British Airways canceled all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports Saturday as a global IT failure caused severe disruption for travelers on a busy holiday weekend. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP)
May 27, 2017 - 4:32 pm
LONDON (AP) — British Airways canceled all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports on Saturday as a global IT failure upended the travel plans of tens of thousands of people on a busy U.K. holiday weekend. The airline said it was suffering a "major IT systems failure" around the world...
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Passengers wait at a British Airways check-in desk after the airport suffered an IT systems failure, at London''s Gatwick Airport, Saturday, May 27, 2017. British Airways canceled all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports Saturday as a global IT failure caused severe disruption for travelers on a busy holiday weekend. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP)
May 27, 2017 - 2:15 pm
LONDON (AP) — British Airways canceled all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports on Saturday as a global IT failure upended the travel plans of tens of thousands of people on a busy U.K. holiday weekend. The airline said it was suffering a "major IT systems failure" around the world...
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Part of a building sits on a vehicle after a tornado ripped through Prairie Lake Estates trailer home park, just north of Chetek, Wis., Tuesday, May 16, 2017. The tornado swept into the mobile home park in western Wisconsin on Tuesday, as a storm system also pounded parts of at least seven states from Texas to near the Canadian border with heavy rain, high winds and hail. (Dan Reiland/The Eau Claire Leader-Telegram via AP)
May 17, 2017 - 10:01 am
ELK CITY, Okla. (AP) — Storms whipped through a wide swath of the nation's midsection, giving rise to tornadoes that flattened a Wisconsin mobile home park and an Oklahoma subdivision and killing at least two people and injuring dozens of others. The storms hit Wisconsin late Tuesday afternoon and...
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A home missing it's roof and trees that have been stripped bare are seen along State Highway 80 in Fruitvale, Texas, after a tornado swept through late Saturday, April 29, 2017. Fruitvale is north of Canton. Fatalities have been reported and dozens of people were taken to hospitals after a tornado hit the small city of Canton in East Texas, authorities said. (Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
April 30, 2017 - 11:58 am
CANTON, Texas (AP) — Severe storms including tornadoes swept through several small towns in East Texas, killing at least four people and injuring dozens more, and leaving a trail of overturned vehicles, mangled trees and damaged homes, authorities said Sunday. The storms in Texas were among several...
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People wait outside a financial district building to return to their offices after a power outage Friday, April 21, 2017, in San Francisco. A power outage struck a wide area of San Francisco on Friday, blacking out about 90,000 utility customers, trapping people in stuck elevators, snarling traffic as intersection signals went dark and forcing shops and restaurants to close. Pacific Gas & Electric crews were assessing the problem and there was no immediate estimate for restoration of electricity. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
April 21, 2017 - 7:40 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco power outage that stranded people in elevators and left tens of thousands of others in the dark Friday was caused by the massive failure of a circuit breaker that sparked a fire at a power substation, a utility company spokesman said. Pacific Gas & Electric...
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The Montgomery Bay Area Rapid Transit station is dark following a power outage Friday, April 21, 2017, in San Francisco. A wide area of San Francisco has been hit by a power outage. The blackout hit at midmorning Friday in the Financial District and other areas. (AP Photo/Jocelyn Gecker)
April 21, 2017 - 1:14 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A power outage struck a wide area of San Francisco on Friday, blacking out about 90,000 utility customers, snarling traffic as intersection signals went dark and stopping the famed cable cars for a time. Pacific Gas & Electric crews were assessing the problem and there was...
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