Service outages

Colorado Rockies' Daniel Murphy applies sunscreen before a baseball game against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium, Sunday, July 21, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
July 21, 2019 - 10:20 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The East Coast on Sunday sweated through another day of extreme heat and humidity as organizers in Boston canceled a benefit run, Delaware Civil War re-enactors got the day off and the New York Police Department implored residents to take it easy. "Sunday has been canceled," the NYPD...
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Umpires confer with a grounds crew member after Dodger Stadium lost power during the second inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers, Monday, July 30, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
July 31, 2018 - 5:08 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say a power outage at Dodger Stadium that caused a 23-minute delay of a game between the Milwaukee Brewers and Los Angeles Dodgers was caused by a Mylar balloon that made contact with overhead electrical equipment. The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power says an...
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July 30, 2018 - 11:42 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A power outage at Dodger Stadium on Monday shut down the stadium lights and caused a 23-minute delay before the second inning of a game between the Milwaukee Brewers and Los Angeles Dodgers. The Dodgers said the official cause of the outage was "a disruption in the city's power...
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Snow accumulates on Paul Knight's eyebrows as he walks during a nor'easter, Tuesday, March, 13, 2018, in Portland, Maine. "It's typical March weather, we're not out of winter yet, that's for sure." he said. "The groundhog was right, six more weeks of winter and probably then some..." (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
March 13, 2018 - 8:37 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on a third nor'easter in two weeks to pound the storm-weary Northeast (all times local): 8: 30 p.m. Snowfall totals are climbing in the Northeast as the third powerful nor'easter in two weeks pounds the region. In New Hampshire, the National Weather Service says 25 inches (...
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In this frame from video, a pair of good Samaritans push a motorist who was stuck in deep snow during a snowstorm, Thursday, March 8, 2018, in Freeport, Maine. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
March 08, 2018 - 9:12 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Northeast is digging out from its second powerful nor'easter in less than a week that left behind some areas with more than 2 feet of snow, hundreds of thousands without power, school closures and travel chaos Some places saw more than 2 feet of snow by late Wednesday and many...
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Lindsey Vonn, of the United State, gets into a snowcat for a ride up the mountain after a power failure shut down all operations prior to the women's World Cup downhill race in Lake Louise, Alberta, on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
December 02, 2017 - 4:02 pm
LAKE LOUISE, Alberta (AP) — A power outage at the Lake Louise ski resort has caused a 75-minute delay to the start of a women's World Cup downhill. A resort spokesman says a power line to the resort failed. The World Cup skiers and the public were stranded on lifts for about 30 minutes before...
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November 15, 2017 - 9:37 pm
ALLEGANY, N.Y. (AP) — A campus-wide power outage postponed the Maryland-Eastern Shore at St. Bonaventure game on Wednesday night. The first flicker happened roughly half an hour before the scheduled 7 p.m. tipoff at Reilly Center, knocking out power to several dormitories in addition to the...
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A car leaves a trail of light as it passes under power lines weighed down by toppled trees in Freeport, Maine, Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017. Utility crews scrambled to restore power throughout New England on Tuesday, one day after a severe storm packing hurricane-force wind gusts and torrential rain. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
November 01, 2017 - 8:12 pm
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Drought conditions, recent rainfall and an unusual storm path in Maine may have contributed to the large numbers of trees that toppled during a storm that walloped the Northeast this week, officials said. The storm cut power to nearly 1.5 million homes and businesses in the...
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Ed Curzon, right, and his daughter Margaret sift debris to salvage anything they can from the rubble of their home, destroyed by a wildfire in the Coffey Park neighborhood Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, in Santa Rosa, Calif. "My parents and my dogs are alive. That's all that matters," said Margaret. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
October 15, 2017 - 11:21 pm
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California's wildfires (all times local): 8:20 p.m. Pacific Gas and Electric Company officials say they expect to restore power to all its customers in the fire zones by late Monday. The company said in a statement Sunday that power has been restored to more...
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August 17, 2015 - 5:43 am
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Brett Carter, RMIT University and Alexa Halford, Dartmouth College (THE CONVERSATION) The Earth’s magnetic field – known as the “magnetosphere” – protects our atmosphere from the “solar...
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