• More than 15,000 customers lose power across Memphis after weekend storms


    MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Heavy storms knocked down power lines and trees across Memphis. More than 15,000 customers were without power at the peak of the storm.

    Sunday morning, more than 15,000 customers were without power. According to a release from MLGW, the outages affected 27,000 customers.

    Officials said a pole fell near Stage Rd. and Kenneth St. in Raleigh, causing a major outage.


    At this time, the number has reduced to about 3,500 customers.

    Investigators with MLGW are advising people to call 901-544-6500 to report all outages. 

    Ten crews are currently helping out with repairs, according to MLGW.

    However, officials do not expect full restoration to be completed until Tuesday.

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