• Power Outage in Elgin, IL - Report Power Outage (2024)

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City of St Charles Electric Utility

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(866) 444-0016

City of Geneva- (IL)

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(630) 232-4736

Garkane Energy Cooperative

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(800) 747-5403

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City of Batavia Electric Department

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(630) 454-2500

Elgin Power Outages Caused by Weather


August 29, 2022 - Thunderstorm Wind

Large trees were snapped and large tree limbs were blown down, some onto power lines near National Street and Villa Street.

Elgin - Elgin

July 9, 2020 - Thunderstorm Wind

A swath of wind damage occurred in Elgin starting north of Route 20 and west of Route 31 and continuing northeast between Route 31 and Dundee Avenue, ending south of Interstate 90. Numerous trees and tree limbs were blown down. Some trees were uprooted. Two tree limbs were blown down onto a car. Utility poles and power lines were also blown down.

Elgin - Elgin Arpt

July 21, 2017 - Thunderstorm Wind

Wind gusts were estimated between 70 mph and 80 mph. Hundreds of trees suffered damaged on the east side of Elgin. Some trees were uprooted with large branches on cars. Several roads were closed due to downed power lines.

Elgin - Elgin

July 21, 2016 - Thunderstorm Wind

Power lines blown down as well as tree limbs of 4 to 6 inches diameter blown down. Time estimated.

Elgin - Elgin

July 20, 2013 - Thunderstorm Wind

Winds measured to 60 mph knocked out power near the intersection of Randall Road and Bowes Road. Large tree limbs were blown down in north Elgin.

Elgin - Youngsdale


Looking Back for November 9, 2022 – Shaw Local

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Nov 8, 2022

Chicago Forecast: High Wind Warning in Effect Until 7PM With Morning Showers, Cloudy Skies – NBC Chicago

A gusty Saturday is in store for the Chicago area this weekend, as a High Wind Warning is in effect until 7 p.m. Saturday evening.

Nov 5, 2022

More Than 60K ComEd Customers Without Power Following Severe Storms – NBC Chicago

Tens of thousands of ComEd customers were left in the dark Monday evening as powerful storms roared through the Chicago area, damaging buildings, downing...

Jun 13, 2022

Squirrel Triggers Power Outage, Impacting 7 Houses: City | Geneva, IL Patch

Squirrel Triggers Power Outage, Impacting 7 Houses: City - Geneva, IL - Two small, unrelated power outages occurred in Geneva Sunday impacting a total of 23 residents, city officials said Monday afternoon.

Dec 27, 2021

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I’m in a nursing home and elevator doesn’t work and I’m in a wheelchair.major fire hazard

Richard Madonia | July 10, 2020

Out all night

David clark | July 10, 2020

Consistently losing power when it rains.

Ron | July 09, 2020

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Power Outage FAQs

What is Power Outage?

Power outage (also called a power cut, a power blackout, power failure or a blackout) is a short-term or a long-term loss of the electric power to a particular area.

What Causes Power Outages?

  • Severe weather (high winds, lightning, winter storms, heat waves, rain or flooding can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
  • Other damage to electric transmission lines (vehicle accidents, trees, and animals can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
  • Repairing, maintenance or upgrades on power lines and equipment.

What are the Top Outage Safety Tips?

  • Stay away from the downed power lines, park vehicles in protected areas;
  • Unplug appliances and electronics, limit cell phone use to conserve battery life;
  • Use portable generators outdoors only, well away from open windows and doors;
  • Pack perishable foods into a cooler, keep refrigerator and freezer doors shut as much as possible.

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