Were you among the Western Kenosha County residents who experienced a power outage early Friday morning? If you were wondering what was up since weather — the usual culprit — was stable, here is an explanation from We Energies spokesman Brian Manthey: The outage was caused by a downed power line near 3400 376th Ave. around 4:30 […]
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We Energies is reporting some power outages in Western Kenosha County this afternoon. At 2:30 p.m., We says there are multiple outages in the Trevor area affecting 60 customers. Power also went out at westofthei.com headquarters in north Paddock Lake at about 2:20 p.m. UPDATE 2:48 p.m. — Just received a automated call from We […]
Power outages are hitting Western Kenosha County as strong winds buffet the area. As of 2:25 p.m., We Energies is reporting over 1,100 customers effect by outages in Trevor, Salem, Silver Lake, Paddock Lake and Paris. Some of those outages are still under investigation and some have been attributed to tree contact with power lines.
We Energies is reporting a power outage in Paris and Brighton, affecting about 400 candidates. Inlcuded in that blackout area is Brighton School, where a couple of town meetings are being held tonight. It hasn’t hurt attendance. Over 100 people were in the cafeteria as the meeting started with Sheriff David Beth’s car headlights shining […]
Power went out in the northwest portion of Paddock Lake at about 6:48 a.m. We Energies is attributing the outage to a vehicle crash. I did not hear any scanner traffic related to the crash, but the power outage took out my scanners for a few minutes while I got them switched over to battery […]
A power outage that started during Sunday night’s storm in Paddock Lake leaving hundreds without power through this morning has been resolved, We Energies says. An outage affecting about 50 customers in Salem however persists at about 11 a.m. That outage is being attributed to a We Energies equipment problem. There are also smaller outages […]
Some 257 customers are experiencing a power outage this morning in northwest Paddock Lake and southern Brighton. At 6:30 a.m., We Energies is reporting that the outage is due to a traffic accident. The outage was first reported at 6:05 a.m. UPDATE 6:57 a.m. — Power back on at westofthei.com HQ in Paddock Lake. UPDATE […]
About 3,000 customers are being effected by a power outage in the Paddock Lake area this morning. The outage started about 8:20 a.m. At about 8:50 a.m., We Energies is reporting that the cause is under investigation. A reader says Central High School is effected. Co-publisher Karen Hillock says it looks like the outage is […]
At about 2:58 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding for broken up utility pole at Highways 50 and 83 south (Brass Ball Corners) in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: A vehicle reportedly hit the pole and left the scene. UPDATE 3:04 p.m. — Deputy on scene reports top of pole is sheared off and […]
At 11:25 a.m., Twin Lakes Police dispatch is reporting that they are receiving numerous calls from the Country Club Trails area that power is out. Police officer on patrol in the area says he sees no obvious reason for the outage. UPDATE 11:29 a.m. — Dispatch says utility trucks are responding. Reason for outage unknown. […]
Power is out at westofthei.com headquarters and the neighborhood surrounding in Paddock Lake at about 7:50 a.m. No info available from We Energies yet but I will take a crazy guess and say it is weather related. UPDATE 8:08 a.m. — We Energies now reporting power outages in Paddock Lake, Silver Lake, Lilly Lake, New […]
We Energies power outages — likely storm related — are being reported at 5:16 p.m. in Paddock Lake and in Bristol. In Paddock Lake, the outages are on the north side of the lake, with about 44 customers effected. In Bristol, several small outages are being reported in Rainbow Lake Manor.
At 5:09 p.m., We Energies is reporting several power outages in Western Kenosha County. Three small outages are being reported in Silver Lake, with less than 5 customers affected in each case. A larger outage in Silver Lake centered near Berwick and Dells is affecting 167 customers. A little farther west, another outage is being […]
An equipment failure was the cause of last night’s power outage, a We Energies spokesman reported this morning. At its height, the outage, which lasted from about 9 to 11:30 p.m. effected over 3,000 Western Kenosha County customers. Our original reporting from last night is available here.
We Energies is reporting a power outage effecting over 3,000 customers in Western Kenosha County. The utility’s outage map seems to suggest the outage is centered in Wheatland. I have received email from people without power in Brighton and Salem (near F and Highway 50). The outage began at about 9:11 p.m., We Energies says. […]
At about 10:35 a.m., we are getting reports of power outages in the central part of the West of the I area. We Energies outage information is showing outages in Paddock Lake, the Hooker Lake area, along Highway 50 to Highway B and in Silver Lake. About 3,500 customers may be effected, it appears. Watch out for intersections where […]
At 9:46 a.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding to a report of the railroad crossing gate at Highway C and 258th Court, Trevor, being down without a train present. UPDATE 9:59 a.m. — Deputy confirms report. Railroad being called. UPDATE 10:03 a.m. — Gates at 256th Avenue also down with no train visible, deputy reports. UPDATE 11:01 […]
A power outage effecting in the Twin Lakes area is effecting some 792 Kenosha County residents, according to Alliant Energy. No cause listed on the Alliant website, but we will ask. Anyone have an idea? At about 6 p.m., a couple of tipsters have told us that the outage has been for about an hour […]
At 11:04 p.m., power at westofthei.com headquarters is out. How about you? A quick look around shows no sign of anyone with power in neighborhood. UPDATE 11:17 p.m. — Reader via Twitter reports power still on in south Paddock Lake. UPDATE about 12:20 a.m. — Power comes back on at westofthei.com HQ in Paddock Lake.
At 7:20 a.m., a power outage has darkened traffic signals at Highway 50 intersections with Highway 45, Highway 83 (south) and Highway B as well as Central High School. Deputies are heading to the intersections to put out stop signs. Dispatch reports that We Energies does not know the cause of the outage yet, but that it […]
Bristol resident Chad is reporting that there is a power outage right now in Bristol. Deputies also have been responding to reports of traffic signals without power. Chad said the outage started around 10 p.m. UPDATE 3:17 a.m. — Power was restored about midnight, a We Energies spokesman said. About 2,700 customers were effected. Source was a faulty cable.
The Bristol School Board meeting tonight was interrupted three times by the power flicking off and then on again. Don’t know if that was just at the school or elsewhere as well. UPDATE 10:15 p.m. — Salem Fire/Rescue was dispatched to a down line.
Some Western Kenosha County residents had a power outage over night. A recorded phone call from We Energies said over 1,000 customers were effected. We have a request in for more information. We’ll share what we find out. UPDATE 10:27 a.m.: The outage affected about 1,200 customers and stemmed from a problem in Burlington, said […]