Power Outage in Laurel, MS

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Georgia Power
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Duke Energy
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Laurel Power Outages Caused by Weather


December 14, 2022 - Tornado

This tornado touched down along Mississippi Highway 15 near its intersection with Ed Crowder Road, where some trees and power lines were blown down. The tornado moved northeast and uprooted and snapped several trees. It dissipated shortly after it crossed Road 201. The maximum wind speed was 90 mph.

Ovett - Myrick
August 24, 2022 - Heavy Rain

Some trees fell onto power lines and along 15th Street due to rain saturated ground.

Laurel - Laurel
June 10, 2022 - Thunderstorm Wind

Trees and Power lines were blown down countywide.

Laurel - Laurel
April 17, 2022 - Thunderstorm Wind

Strong rear flank downdraft winds associated with a severe thunderstorm uprooted trees, blew down large tree limbs, and blew down power lines near the Shady Grove, Moss, and Sharon communities.

Hoy - Hoy
April 16, 2022 - Thunderstorm Wind

A few trees and power lines were blown down onto Mississippi Highway 184.

Laurel - Laurel


March 20, 2012

Strong gradient winds had blown down a power line on a service road, which had caused a small fire in a barn.

May 9, 2006

The long lived supercell storm, which moved across all of Smith County, continued into southwest Jasper County and then into and across Jones County. The supercell continued to produce penny to quarter sized hail from just southwest of Stringer to just northwest of Laurel. When the storm moved across Laurel, the hail stopped, but damaging winds occurred and they continued until the storm exited the county. In Laurel, several trees and power lines were blown down with several transformers blown. As the storm progressed southeast, sporatic wind damaged occurred as scattered trees were blown down from just east of Laurel to the Jones/Wayne County line.


Two seriously hurt in crash that caused power outage | Local News | mankatofreepress.com

MANKATO — Police have released more information about a crash Sept. 19 that caused a power outage near the golf club.

Sep 26, 2022

Mississippi Weather: Flash Flooding in Jackson MS area

Flash Flooding in Jackson has caused multiple roadways to flood according to The National Weather reports.

Aug 24, 2022

Reports of storm damage and power outages across the Pine Belt Share on Facebook Email This Link Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn

Severe weather moved through the Pine Belt on Friday afternoon bringing down trees and leaving several communities without power.

Jun 10, 2022

Severe weather, tornadoes, flooding possible in MS Tuesday, Wednesday

A strong storm will bring a chance of tornadoes, high winds and flash flooding to Mississippi through Tuesday morning with another possible Wednesday.

Apr 5, 2022

Mississippi Power working to restore electricity in the Pine Belt Share on Facebook Email This Link Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn

The company said there are still some scattered outage reports around small towns and rural areas.

Mar 31, 2022

Mississippi weather updates: Tornados possible, high winds expected

Mississippi is experiencing another round of severe weather Wednesday afternoon. Here's what we know.

Mar 30, 2022

Tornado warnings issued. Mississippi sees storm damage

A storm system passing through Mississippi has the potential to be "a significant event," forecasters say.

Mar 22, 2022

Live updates: High winds, rain blowing into Mississippi into evening

High winds and the possibility of tornadoes are expected to sweep through Mississippi on Thursday ahead of a cold front.

Feb 17, 2022

Here's how many are still without power after Friday's storms | localmemphis.com

About 250 Memphis Light, Gas and Water customers were still without power as of 10:00 a.m. Tuesday after severe storms and tornadoes hit Memphis & Shelby County.

Dec 10, 2021

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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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Laurel, Mississippi

City Laurel
County Jones
State Mississippi (MS)
Country United States
Zip Codes 39440, 39441, 39442, 39443

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