Major power outages in western Arizona after windstorm

After heavy windstorms, nearly half of Bullhead City is with out power. Thousands in Lake Havasu City are going through outages as effectively.

LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. β€” Residents in the Lake Havasu City and Bullhead City areas are coping with power outages after a heavy windstorm triggered harm in the tri-state space.

Cooling stations have been arrange for residents to remain secure throughout the excessive warmth our state is going through. You can discover a checklist of these stations right here:

  • Fort Mohave Mesa Fire Station #92, 1920 Camp Mohave Rd, Mohave Valley
  • Mohave Valley Fire Station # 81, 1451 Willow Drive, Mohave Valley
  • Sunrise Elementary School, 2645 Landon Drive, Bullhead City
  • Lake Havasu Police Department, 2360 McCulloch Blvd North, Lake Havasu City

Almost half of Bullhead City is with out power as of 9:00 a.m. Outage maps offered by Mohave Electric estimate that 19,514 residents haven’t got power.

Several visitors lights in the world are out due to storm harm, and the Bullhead Parkway is at the moment closed in each instructions from North Oatman to Laughlin Ranch Boulevard as a result of downed power strains, the Bullhead City Police Department introduced.

Bullhead City is holding emergency shelters open till power is restored, and residents can discover a cooling middle at 2645 Landon Drive. Pets are allowed so long as they keep crated.

Shelters have been opened at Sunrise Elementary School and Mohave Valley Fire Station #81 for metropolis residents attempting to remain cool in close to triple-digit warmth.

The City is asking people city-wide to preserve water till power is totally restored all through town. Β 

Right now, Mohave Electric has not offered an estimated time for power to be restored, however stated that it may very well be upwards of 24 hours.

STORM NOTICES (0800, 9/5/22) – A large windstorm final evening triggered harm in the tri-state space. Approximately 36,000…

Posted by Bullhead City Police Department onΒ Monday, September 5, 2022

Near Lake Havasu City, over 3,000 residents are with out power based on the UniSource Energy Services Outage Map.

As of 9 a.m., the precise causes of these outages are nonetheless being investigated. An anticipated time of restoration hasn’t been introduced for the world at massive, however some prospects can anticipate power to be restored as quickly as 10 a.m.

The Lake Havasu City Council has opened the City Council Chambers as an emergency shelter for residents which are in want of a secure place to remain throughout the outages.

City Council Chambers are situated on the Lake Havasu City Police Department at 2360 North McCulloch Boulevard.

Lake Havasu City residents in want of assist can name the division’s non-emergency quantity at 928-855-1171.

We will replace this story as further info on updates turn into obtainable.

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