Do you know how to handle a winter storm?

Winter Storm

Are you prepared for the coldest months of the year? Test your winter storm knowledge with this quiz to help make sure you’re ready.

Test your knowledge by answering the questions below and then submit your answers to see how you did.

You should use the emergency heat option on your thermostat if you want to heat up your home quickly.

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This should only be used in an emergency situation, as it is very expensive to run.

Which of the following methods can you use to report an outage to Piedmont Electric?

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If you see a downed power line, you should stay away from it and call 911. All downed power lines should be treated as energized.

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In what order do linemen prioritize restoring power to ensure power comes back on for the most members in the shortest amount of time?

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After communicating with our dispatch center, they start at affected substations before moving on to distribution lines.

Only use a generator outdoors and keep it away from windows.

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You should only operate generators outdoors, away from your home.

Where can you get information on outages from Piedmont Electric?

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