Montana-Dakota Utilities is dedicated to providing timely and accurate electric, outage information and
our Outage Map feature provides 24/7, online access for customers.
Current Known Outages
Estimated Service Restoration Time
The table above lists the most recently reported outages that are affecting customers in Montana-Dakota
Utilities' service areas. The information in the table is based on information obtained from customers
and field technician reporting. The "Affected Area" column provides specific details which are not
available on the map above. Note: Not all service outages from the map will necessarily
be included in the table.
Useful Electrical and Gas Service Outage Information
Montana-Dakota Utilities provides electric and gas services to communities throughout the region and occasionally service interruptions occur. Service interruptions are either scheduled or unscheduled occurrences that affect the availability of gas or electric resources to our customers. If you experience a gas or electrical service emergency please contact Montana-Dakota by phone, 24 hours a day by calling 800-638-3278.
Montana-Dakota Utilities' Safety and Education web pages provide additional information to assist customers with understanding how to respond to various utility events. Please, take a few moments to familiarize yourself with the helpful information on our Safety and Education web pages.
The world’s weather is an incredibly complex and amazing wonder of nature. Unfortunately, sometimes the weather affects the infrastructure that Montana-Dakota Utilities uses to provide customers with access to resources. We have put together the following list of web resources to help our customers understand and prepare for various weather related events.
Customers can enter the zip code for their city or the address into the search field. The Outage Map will
center and zoom to the specified location. If using a mobile device, users can select the location icon
(top middle of map) and use their devices GPS signal as a point of reference to zoom and center the
The "Clusters" view displays data in circles which are colored based on the number of customers affect by
the outage. The maps legend explains the cluster colors. Users can click on a cluster within the map to
zoom to an area and see a more detailed view.
The "Heatmap" view displays information based on the density of the service outage in the area. The map's
legend defines the colors. User will need to double-click the area or use the map's scale-slider (top
left of map) in order to zoom into an area.
All map data is updated every 15 minutes. To view current data users may need to refresh the page in the
The outage material posted on this website is provided as a courtesy by Montana-Dakota Utilities. The
material is believed to be reasonably accurate based on recent information; however, it includes
assumptions from estimates and projections and no representation is made that the posted materials are
comprehensive or free from error. The outage areas and estimated restoration times are provided "as is"
without any guarantee or warranty of any kind, express or implied. During emergency or large outage
situations, the information available may be limited, delayed, or not totally accurate because of
changing circumstances. Montana-Dakota Utilites does not assume any responsibility or legal liability for the
reliance, use, accuracy, or completeness of any of the posted materials.