Power Outage in Purvis, MS

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Pearl River Valley Electric Power Association
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Mississippi Power
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Lamar County Elec Coop Assn
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Georgia Power
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Alabama Power
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Purvis Power Outages Caused by Weather


August 29, 2021 - Tropical Storm

Tropical storm force wind gusts resulted in numerous downed trees and power lines across the county with several roads blocked including Highway 98 and Highway 11. Additional trees and power lines were downed in the city of Lumberton.

April 10, 2021 - Thunderstorm Wind

Multiple trees and power lines were blown down along the Highway 98 corridor. A tree was also blown down near Oak Grove halfway down Highway 24.

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April 9, 2021 - Thunderstorm Wind

Power lines and trees were blown down at Mill Creek Loop and Rocky Branch Road.

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February 15, 2021 - Ice Storm

Freezing rain fell across the county. Accumulations up to three tenths of an inch occurred across the northern part of the county. Numerous limbs were brought down on power lines. This resulted in power outages.

October 28, 2020 - Tropical Storm

Tropical storm force winds from Hurricane Zeta blew down scattered trees and power lines in the Purvis area and across southern and central portions of Lamar County. One tree fell through and damaged a house in Purvis.



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

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

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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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Purvis, Mississippi

City Purvis
County Lamar
State Mississippi (MS)
Country United States
Zip Codes 39475

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