Lightning, hail, wind and snow. They all have the ability to wreak havoc on power lines. Some storms, however, pack more of a punch than others.
For example, while the historic blizzard of 1975 claimed 13 lives and crippled many parts of OPPD’s service territory, it didn’t even rank in the Top 10 in terms of outage numbers. So which ones did?
The following infographic ranks the storms and describes how one big event completely changed how OPPD responds to them.