Friday, March 26, 2021

High Winds Cause Multiple Power Outages Across Schuylkill County Friday Afternoon

Multiple power outages are being reported across Schuylkill County on Friday afternoon.

According to PPL, as of 1:40pm, Friday, 2,541 homes are without power in Schuylkill County.

The largest outage is being reported in the borough of Cressona where 1,337 are within power.  Other large outages include West Penn Township with over 400 homes, and the Lavelle area of Butler Township with over 300 homes are also reported to be without power.

Numerous other outages include

  • East Union Township
  • North Union Township
  • Orwigsburg
  • Pine Grove Township
  • Port Clinton
  • Ryan Township
  • South Manheim Township
  • Union Township
  • Wayne Township
  • West Brunswick Township
PPL crews are working through multiple incidents of wires down with estimated repair time for most of the outages being 11:00pm, Friday.