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RE: Power outage in North East

  • From: Timothy R. McKee
  • Date: Thu Aug 14 18:06:26 2003

You're looking at a major grid failure all across the NE tier.  No telling
how long to manually reset all the blown breakers.

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-nanog@merit.edu [mailto:owner-nanog@merit.edu]On Behalf Of
Geo.
Sent: Thursday, August 14, 2003 16:46
To: nanog@merit.edu
Subject: RE: Power outage in North East



Cleveland power is out, northern parts of Akron Ohio as well.

Geo.

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-nanog@merit.edu [mailto:owner-nanog@merit.edu]On Behalf Of
Damian Gerow
Sent: Thursday, August 14, 2003 4:31 PM
To: nanog@merit.edu
Subject: Re: Power outage in North East



Thus spake Joel Perez (jperez@numind.net) [14/08/03 16:27]:
> Has anyone heard of a big Power outage in the North east?
> I just got a call from one of my tech's in the GBLX bldg in Newark, NJ
> at 1085 raymond and they are telling him that they lost power!
> But I also got a call from AT&T in NY that they also lost Power!

It looks like a rather large power outage -- we're in South Western Ontario,
Canada, and power is out in Waterloo, Cambridge, Guelph, Hespler, and (I'm
pretty sure) London as well.  Can't say about Toronto.

  - Damian





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