Newsroom Jackson EMC (outage updates)

2018
October
11,
2018
(JEFFERSON, GA. Oct. 11, 2018) Jackson EMC will release 97 contractors after noon today to assist with restoration efforts in Florida and south Georgia after Hurricane Michael impacted the area. Two dozen Jackson EMC linemen will assist with restorat...
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January
05,
2018
Jackson EMC is closely monitoring the weather forecast for Sunday and the potential impact on our area. Current forecasts indicate severe winter weather and freezing rain in Northeast Georgia beginning Sunday, Jan. 7. As always, Jackson EMC lineme...
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2017
December
09,
2017
UPDATE AT 1:30 p.m.: (JEFFERSON, GA. Dec. 9, 2017) -- Winter weather is causing some outages for Jackson EMC members. At 1:30 p.m., 554 members remain without power in Hall (392) and Lumpkin (160) and Gwinnett (2) counties. Linemen continue to work r...
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December
07,
2017
Jackson EMC is closely monitoring the weather forecast for Friday and Saturday, and the potential impact on our area. We are ready to respond, if conditions warrant. Current forecasts indicate a winter weather advisory for Northeast Georgia including...
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October
08,
2017
(JEFFERSON, GA. Oct. 8, 2017) Tropical depression Nate began moving across Jackson EMC’s service area this afternoon. At this time, we have no weather-related outages. We’re releasing some of the 250 additional crew members from Texas, Indiana, Arkan...
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October
06,
2017
(JEFFERSON, GA. Oct. 6, 2017) Jackson EMC is closely monitoring the projected forecast of Tropical Storm Nate and its potential impact on Northeast Georgia and is ready to respond. Current forecasts indicate Northeast Georgia could experience strong ...
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September
16,
2017
(JEFFERSON, GA. Sept. 16, 2017) Nearly all of Jackson EMC’s 222,000 members now have power. The remaining 66 outages, which impact 137 members, are being addressed. Jackson EMC has restored power to 1,196 members since yesterday at 4:30 p.m.; 123,640...
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September
10,
2017
Some Jackson EMC members experienced outages Sunday as a result of high wind arriving ahead of Hurricane Irma. More significant wind and rain is forecasted for Northeast Georgia on Monday. Jackson EMC activated its Emergency Response Plan Friday, Sep...
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September
08,
2017
Jackson EMC is closely monitoring the projected forecast of Hurricane Irma and its potential impact on Northeast Georgia and is ready to respond. Current forecasts indicate Northeast Georgia could experience strong winds and rain as a result of Hurri...
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May
04,
2017
JEFFERSON, Ga., May 5, 2017 - Two waves of storms hit Georgia yesterday, causing extensive damage and power outages in several areas around the state. In Jackson EMC’s Northeast Georgia service area, the first wave of storms around midday cut power t...
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April
06,
2017
(April 6, 2017) The storms that swept across North Georgia April 5 caused outages for some Jackson EMC members across our 10-county service area. At the height of the storm, we had 2,762 members without power. Line personnel worked through the night ...
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March
22,
2017
(Jefferson, Ga., March 22, 2017) Jackson EMC has restored power to nearly 15,000 members since the start of the storm Tuesday evening. Crews are still working to restore power for about 450 members. Jackson EMC replaced 16 broken poles and worked t...
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March
21,
2017
March 21, 2017) As severe storms rolled into Northeast Georgia Tuesday night, more than 15,000 Jackson EMC members lost power due to high winds and downed trees and power lines. Crews responded and were able to quickly restore power to more than 5,...
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2015
February
18,
2015
Since early this morning, Jackson EMC has restored power to more than 18,000 members – 64,000 since the start of the storm. Unfortunately, today’s weather brought high winds causing an additional new 10,000 outages. Despite this, outages have dr...
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February
18,
2015
5:00 p.m. Outage Update Jackson EMC has restored power to 7,847 customers since our 8 a.m. report today. We currently have 21,895 customers still out of power. Our personnel, assisted by contractor crews and crews from other electric cooperative...
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February
18,
2015
Jackson EMC has restored power to 5,867 customers since our 8 a.m. report today. We currently have 23,875 customers still out of power. Our personnel, assisted by contractor crews and crews from other electric cooperatives, are working to clear the...
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February
18,
2015
Jackson EMC currently has 26,417 customers still out of power. Around 300 Jackson EMC personnel, assisted by 462 personnel from contractors and other electric cooperatives, are working to clear these outages. We anticipate we will be able to restor...
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February
18,
2015
10 a.m. Outage Restoration Update Jackson EMC currently has 28,439 customers still out of power. Around 300 Jackson EMC personnel, assisted by 462 personnel from contractors and other electric cooperatives, are working to clear these outages. We...
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February
17,
2015
Power has been restored to roughly half of the 76,000 Jackson EMC members who were without power at the storm’s peak. An additional 350 workers from across the Southeast working alongside Jackson EMC crews to help restore power to those members sti...
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February
17,
2015
Roughly half of Jackson EMC’s 76,000 members who lost power at the peak of the storm now have power, and Jackson EMC has an additional 350 workers from across the Southeast working to help restore power to our remaining members. To see a list of...
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February
17,
2015
At 2:00 p.m. Jackson EMC is experiencing 1,947 individual outages that are affecting 43,317 customers across our service area. At the height of the storm, the cooperative had approximately 76,000 customers out of power, representing one of the wors...
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February
17,
2015
At 1:00 p.m. Jackson EMC is experiencing 1,947 individual outages that are affecting 45,617 customers across our service area. At the height of the storm, the cooperative had approximately 76,000 customers out of power, representing one of the wors...
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February
17,
2015
At 12:00 p.m. Jackson EMC is experiencing 1,858 individual outages that are affecting 49,676 customers across our service area. At the height of the storm, the cooperative had approximately 76,000 customers out of power, representing one of the wor...
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February
17,
2015
At 11:00 a.m. Jackson EMC is experiencing 1,809 individual outages that are affecting 51,883 customers across our service area. At the height of the storm, the cooperative had approximately 76,000 customers out of power. This represents one of the ...
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February
17,
2015
At 10:00 a.m. Jackson EMC is experiencing 1,804 individual outages that are affecting 54,756 customers across our service area. This represents one of the worst ice storms in Jackson EMC’s history. We have downed limbs and trees, as well as downed ...
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February
17,
2015
At 9:00 a.m. Jackson EMC is experiencing 1,744 individual outages that are affecting 58,625 customers across our service area. This represents one of the worst ice storms in Jackson EMC’s history. We have downed limbs and trees, as well as downed p...
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February
17,
2015
At 8:00 a.m. Jackson EMC is experiencing 1,990 individual outages that are affecting 62,913 customers across our service area. This represents one of the worst ice storms in Jackson EMC’s history. We have downed limbs and trees, as well as downed p...
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February
17,
2015
At 7:00 a.m. Jackson EMC is experiencing 2,179 individual outages that are affecting 66,775 customers across our service area. This represents one of the worst ice storms in Jackson EMC’s history. County # Customers affected % of JEMC Cu...
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February
15,
2015
(February 15, 2015) The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch covering all of North Georgia from Sunday night through Tuesday evening. Jackson EMC employees are preparing for the possibility of snow, sleet, ice or freezing rain, ...
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2014
February
13,
2014
(Jefferson, Ga., February 13, 2014) Based on the National Weather Service forecast that the cooperative’s service area is no longer under the threat of freezing rain, and the low number of outages experienced during this week’s winter storm, Ja...
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