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How to Report a Power Outage, High Wind Warning in Effect

Published On: Dec 24 2013 06:33:43 AM AKST   Updated On: Oct 08 2013 12:18:00 AM AKDT

There’s a high wind warning in effect for Anchorage and the surrounding areas from 1 a.m. Tuesday to noon, according to the National Weather Service Anchorage Forecast Office.

Anchorage police want to remind people to NOT to call 911 for a power outage and only for emergency situations, such as injuries, fires or traffic crashes.

Power Company Contacts to Report an Outage

Chugach Electric: (in Anchorage) 762-7888 or (outside Anchorage) (800) 478-7494

Municipal Light & Power : (Anchorage) 279-7671

Matanuska Electric Association (Eagle River) 696-7697 or 746-7697 (Mat Su)

The Office of Emergency Management also has an Emergency Condition Hotline at (907) 343-4701.