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    Power Outages

    Power Still out in Urbandale. Anyone know any updates on the power outage situation? Heard there are 40,000 people without power in the DM Metro.



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    Re: Power Outages

    No updates, but some without power in CR too, even though we only got about 5".



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    Re: Power Outages

    Wife just texted me that the power is back on in Urbandale.



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    Re: Power Outages

    I heard that the Wal-Mart in Grimes is without power, but my apartment complex on the west side of 141 has power.


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    Re: Power Outages

    In Johnston it's went out about 10-15 times but it's all been less than 2 minutes.



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    Re: Power Outages

    Quote Originally Posted by iahawkhunter View Post
    I heard that the Wal-Mart in Grimes is without power, but my apartment complex on the west side of 141 has power.
    Dammit, I jinxed it. We've had it go out three times now since this post, but it came back quickly each time.


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    Re: Power Outages

    Was out from 4:45 -10:45 this AM in Ankeny. The house got cold in a hurry!



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    Been out since about 8:00 am in Waukee.


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    Re: Power Outages

    Was out from 11 pm to 7:30 am last night.... And again from 10:30 to 2:30 today.... Near Omaha.

    considering the number of outages, I'm not going to complain. That weather was brutal on the power guys last night.



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    Re: Power Outages

    Talk on Twitter Midamerican telling customers by Sunday night.

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    We lost power today at 11 for six hours in west O.


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    Re: Power Outages

    Quote Originally Posted by bufante View Post
    Been out since about 8:00 am in Waukee.
    North of Hickman in Waukee went about at around 1pm. Still out.. Looked like most of Waukee was out except for some parts south of Hickman near the Caseys.



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    Re: Power Outages

    BTW- How long before I should start worrying about pipes starting to freeze? I was thinking about turning on the water even though our fireplace has kept a good portion of our first floor warm.



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    Run a close by faucet at slow speed and when it slows down, start to worry.


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    Re: Power Outages

    i still have power luckily


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