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Power outage in Erin, Tennessee? Contact your local utility company.
The city of Mt. Juliet is currently experiencing internet and phone outages, which are reportedly affecting all city offices.
80,000 customers were knocked out before crews started re-routing power to substations in Morris and Sussex counties.
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Saturday marked the third consecutive day that thousands of Memphians have gone without power. But MLGW says it is making progress.
CURRENT SITUATION Tennessee is experiencing dual weather hazards today with a system that began with heavy rainfall, and a threat of flash flooding, slowly becoming a freezing rain event with the hazards of power outages and worsening travel conditions.
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Power Outage FAQs
What is Power Outage?
Power outage (also called a power cut, a power blackout, power failure or a blackout) is a short-term or a long-term loss of the electric power to a particular area.
What Causes Power Outages?
- Severe weather (high winds, lightning, winter storms, heat waves, rain or flooding can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
- Other damage to electric transmission lines (vehicle accidents, trees, and animals can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
- Repairing, maintenance or upgrades on power lines and equipment.
What are the Top Outage Safety Tips?
- Stay away from the downed power lines, park vehicles in protected areas;
- Unplug appliances and electronics, limit cell phone use to conserve battery life;
- Use portable generators outdoors only, well away from open windows and doors;
- Pack perishable foods into a cooler, keep refrigerator and freezer doors shut as much as possible.