(WASHINGTON) -- Vandals are suspected of causing a major power outage across a North Carolina county that plunged about 45,000 customers into darkness amid freezing temperatures, according to authorities. Evidence of sabotage was found at multiple electrical substations following the massive blackout Saturday night, prompting... Read More.
(KYIV, Ukraine) -- As darkness descends on the Ukrainian capital, the consequences of the waves of Russian missile strikes against critical energy infrastructure become apparent. There's no street lighting in many places around Kyiv, with people carrying flashlights or just their mobile phones with lights... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Ian's winds weakened to 65 mph on Thursday morning, downgrading the system to a tropical storm as it moved over central Florida. The storm made landfall on Florida's west coast on Wednesday as a powerful Category 4 hurricane. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A powerful storm is bearing down on western Alaska, with historic tidal surges, damaging winds and widespread power outages expected throughout the weekend. As is typical for fall storms in Alaska, this one was a typhoon at one point. The remnants of post-tropical... Read More.
The calendar has rolled over to October and marks the start of the wind storm season. Flood season starts toward the end of this month, and the threat for snow in the North Sound lowlands begins in mid-November. An earthquake can occur at any... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Nearly one week on, Louisiana is struggling to recover from Hurricane Ida’s devastating blow. Ida, which is tied for the fifth-strongest hurricane to strike the U.S. mainland in history, killed at least 11 in Louisiana, dumped more than 13 inches of rain in... Read More.
(NEW ORLEANS) -- Ida, which downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical depression Tuesday, battered Louisiana as a fierce Category 4 storm Sunday, leaving whole towns flooded along the coast and New Orleans still entirely in the dark. Over 884,000 customers remain without power in... Read More.
(LA.) -- Utility companies warned residents in Louisiana it may take weeks before power can be restored to their homes following the devastation caused by Hurricane Ida. As of Monday morning, over 888,000 customers don't have power, and that number is growing as the storm moves... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The problem-plagued energy company that powers Puerto Rico's grid said it expects all customers to have their power restored by Friday evening after a fire at a substation Thursday left hundreds of thousands without electricity. As of midday Friday, LUMA Energy reported... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Fuel outages persist in parts of the Southeast on Monday -- and the national gas price average remains at its highest level in six years -- even as the Colonial Pipeline has resumed operations following a ransomware attack. The national gas price... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News(HOUSTON) -- Texas’ embattled power grid operator is facing lawsuits and resignations after more than 4 million customers lost electricity last week during a deadly winter storm.Morgan & Morgan, a Florida-based national law firm... Read More.
By EMILY SHAPIRO and SASHA PEZENIK, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- As a historic winter storm knocks out power and bursts pipes across Texas, hospitals in the lone star state are facing additional stress.Hospitals, already contending with COVID-19 patients, are now... Read More.