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How to Survive A Power Outage

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You’re in the middle of blow drying your hair and the lights shut off. This is probably the result of a flipped breaker, but if the power is out for the entire building, block, or neighborhood, a larger force than your civic utility system could be the culprit. We’re talking about climate. Seasonal inclement weather often means sudden power loss, but it doesn’t have to mean sudden disaster. If you start prepping early based on the trends in your location, you’ll be in a better position to endure the blackout, and the situation will be much less stressful and uncomfortable.

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