Power Outage in Germantown, TN

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(901) 544-6500
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Shelby Energy Cooperative
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(800) 292-6585
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Southwestern Electric Power Company
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(888) 216-3523 Report Online
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Salt River Electric
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(800) 221-7465
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Alabama Power
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Germantown Power Outages Caused by Weather


April 5, 2023 - Thunderstorm Wind

Power poles and power lines were knocked down on Riverdale Road and on Houston Levee Road.

Germantown - Collierville
March 31, 2023 - Thunderstorm Wind

NWS meteorologists determined that straight-line winds impacted portions of southern and southeast Shelby County on the evening of March 31. Strong winds developed in the forward flank downdraft of a supercell thunderstorm and caused considerable tree damage and downed power lines in the area. Peak winds were estimated at 85 mph. A tree fell on a house near the Memphis International Airport resulting in the 3 fatalities.

(Mem)Memphis Intl Ar - Germantown
June 18, 2017 - Thunderstorm Wind

Large tree and power lines downed near the intersection of Riverdale Road and Oak Run Drive.

Germantown - Germantown
May 27, 2017 - Thunderstorm Wind

Trees and power-lines down countywide. Several of them on cars. Many buildings damaged by falling trees. Over 180,000 people without power.

Berclair - Germantown
July 14, 2015 - Thunderstorm Wind

Straight line winds knocked some trees down in Germantown and Collierville. A power line was knocked down and a traffic signal was damaged in Collierville.

Germantown - Collierville


Political Roundup: Early voting, Cohen & Kustoff, Memphis mayor's race - Memphis Local, Sports, Business & Food News | Daily Memphian Group

Thursday is the last day to vote early ahead of next Tuesday’s election day, as congressmen David Kustoff and Steve Cohen predict who will control the House.  Plus: Notes on school funding, MLGW and the first mayoral forum.

Nov 5, 2022

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.

Jul 31, 2022

Power outage affects nearly 1,000 people in Cordova Open Navigation Close Navigation Close Modal

A power outage is affecting nearly 1,000 people in Cordova Friday afternoon.

Jul 15, 2022

Tennessee unemployment website back online following outage | WREG.com Open Navigation Close Navigation Close Modal

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — Tennessee’s unemployment and workforce development website, Jobs4TN.gov, is back online, according to state officials. The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development announced Monday evening the system has been tested and determined to be operational and ready to resume service. The website was knocked offline last week due to a cyber […]

Jul 4, 2022

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.

Jun 15, 2022

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TVA customers used a record amount of electricity this week as people cranked up the air conditioning to combat a sweltering heat wave.

Jun 15, 2022

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Thousands of Memphians found themselves without power Tuesday morning. Outages were reported in Cordova and parts of Southeast Memphis.

Jun 14, 2022

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.”

Apr 22, 2022

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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.

Mar 31, 2022

Memphis weather: Severe winds and tornado potential

There were no indications of a tornado touchdown in Shelby County, said Brent Perkins with the county's Emergency Management and Homeland Security agency.

Mar 30, 2022

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Power is back on.

Jimmy Barker | March 29, 2020  

Power has been off here for 20 minutes.

Jimmy Barker | March 29, 2020  

Power has been off here for 20 minutes.

Jimmy Barker | March 29, 2020  

No electric on entire block in Waters Landing What is prognosis When does it return

VonHeeringen | February 15, 2020  

Electricity outage currently

K Browell | December 31, 2018  

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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.

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Germantown, Tennessee

City Germantown
County Shelby
State Tennessee (TN)
Country United States
Zip Codes 38138, 38139, 38183

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