The electric power outages in the western United States, July 2-3, 1996 report to the President. by United States. Dept. of Energy.

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The Western North America blackouts were two widespread power outages that occurred across Western Canada, the Western United States, and Northwest Mexico on July 2 and Aug They were spread 6 weeks apart and were thought to be similarly caused by excess demand during a hot summer.

Though affecting millions, the blackouts were largely an. On October 4, Hurricane Opal, which killed at least 59 people, knocked-out power to over two million customers across eastern and southern North America. On July 2–3 in the United States, Canada and Mexico there were 2 million people that lost power due to a transmission line overheating in Idaho and a kV line between Montana and Idaho tripping.

On October 4, Hurricane Opal, which killed at least 59 people, knocked out power to over two million customers across eastern and southern North America.

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is an ongoing project created to track, record, and aggregate power outages across the united states. Evolution of reported power outages for each post-event night, mapped to the fishnet grid, and limited to MSA areas. Each panel corresponds to (a) 30 October, (b) 31 October, (c) 1.

Approximately million customers lost power in seven western U.S. states, two Canadian provinces, and Baja California, Mexico for periods ranging from several minutes to six hours.

11) Decem West Coast: Over 5 million people in the West lost power after high winds knocked over a major kV transmission tower.

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