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A winter storm is approaching our area - so make sure you are prepared in case you have a power outage!
Losing electricity in your home temporarily - a few minutes or hours - can often be a pain in the neck. However, a power outage can be life threatening if it lasts longer, especially during cold weather.
Here are a few tips to follow in case you lose power in your home for a long time.