Down?
http://edu-observatory.org/olli/HCS/down.html


Check Internet Connectivity
Network Analysis Tools
  http://192.168.100.1/EventLog.asp

https://downdetector.com
  Check CenturyLink in Ames
  Check Hughesnet in Ames
  Check Mediacom in Ames
  Check Metronet in Ames

Is The Service Down?

Internet Traffic Report
  
Weather  
  Iowa Weather
  Alerts

Iowa Power Outages Map
  https://poweroutage.us/area/state/iowa
Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. (MISO)
  https://www.misoenergy.org
City of Ames (Report Power Outage: 515-239-5240)
  https://www.cityofames.org/government/departments-divisions-a-h/electric
  http://electric.cityofames.org  (Map)

Apple status
  https://www.apple.com/support/systemstatus/
  https://developer.apple.com/system-status/
Google Status
  Google Status
Zoom Status
   https://status.zoom.us
 

Critical Events Log (Iowa State)
  https://status.it.iastate.edu