Thousands wake up without power as strong storms march across Mississippi

Published 5:55 am Wednesday, December 14, 2022

Thousands of households in Mississippi woke up without power Wednesday morning as a strong line of thunderstorms made its way across the state.

As of 5:30 a.m, Wednesday, the website reported that more than 6,400 customers were out of power.

Most of the customers were located in the counties along the western edge of the state.

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The power outages were reported as follows Wednesday morning:

  • Adams County – 1,027 customers
  • Sharkey County – 1,944 customers
  • Jefferson County – 314 customers
  • Yazoo County – 139 customers
  • Lincoln County – 325 customers

Other counties in the state reported sporadic power outages.