More than 2000 locals were hit with power outages on Friday morning due to fallen powerlines.
The power went out just past 9am, with Essential Energy reporting on their website it was because powerlines were down. It came back on at about 10am.
The outage impacted both homes and businesses, with everyone going back to the "dark ages".
Gunnedah Shire Council chose to close the pool, and parents of school students were asked to email or use their school app while phones were down.
Essential Energy crews were quick to restore the power less than an hour after it went off.