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How Does Ice Cause a Power Outage?



Sam Houston Electric Cooperative crews have been battling the effects of a winter storm that blew across the souther half of its service territory Monday night. Ice accumulation on power lines and nearby trees caused power interruptions for nearly 9,000 members. But, just how does ice cause a power outage? For more, visit our Storm Central page.