Lots of in Shelby County with out electrical energy 10 days after ice storm


Per week and a half after an ice storm rolled by way of the Mid-South knocking out energy for tons of of 1000’s of Memphis Gentle, Fuel and Water prospects, tons of in Shelby County have been nonetheless with out electrical energy. 

Based on the utility, there have been 293 separate outages impacting 700 prospects as of 11 a.m. Monday. As a result of a buyer refers back to the location served, the variety of folks with out energy could possibly be properly over 700. 

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A fallen tree is cleared from Central Avenue on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2022, in Memphis. The tree fell due to ice and blocked the road completely. Memphis could see up to a half-inch of ice today as a result of Winter Storm Landon.

Final week, MLGW mentioned it hoped to have energy restored for almost all of consumers by Friday, although mentioned some outages may persist into the weekend. 

Following the Feb. 3 ice storm, greater than 241,260 prospects misplaced energy, MLGW mentioned. The utility offers electrical energy to 420,000 prospects in Shelby County. 

MLGW is asking folks nonetheless experiencing an influence outage to name 901-544-6500 to make sure the utility is conscious of the outage. 

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