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Weekend storms cause outages, floods around Mid-South Share on Facebook Email This Link Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn
As thunderstorms move through the Mid-South, the heavy rain and flash flooding left more than a thousand MLGW customers without power.
A power outage is affecting nearly 1,000 people in Cordova Friday afternoon.
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MLGW asks community to weigh in on possible switch from TVA Share on Facebook Email This Link Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn
While MLGW says it does not do power cutoffs during this extreme heat, of course, the grid isn’t immune to hitting it.
TVA customers used a record amount of electricity this week as people cranked up the air conditioning to combat a sweltering heat wave.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Thousands of Memphians found themselves without power Tuesday morning. Outages were reported in Cordova and parts of Southeast Memphis.
MLGW restores power to over 6,000 customers Share on Facebook Email This Link Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn
Over 6,500 Memphis Light, Gas and Water customers were without power Friday morning due to an “equipment failure.”
From downed trees to power outages, people across Shelby County are still trying to get back to normal following the latest round of severe weather on Wednesday.
There were no indications of a tornado touchdown in Shelby County, said Brent Perkins with the county's Emergency Management and Homeland Security agency.
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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.