Articles tagged with 'storm preparation' & 'power restoration' | Jackson EMC

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2020
November
16,
2020
| 14:38 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC has released 56 contractors to help with power restoration efforts in Ohio due to damage caused by storms and high winds on Sunday.   The contractors are assisting FirstEnergy, located in Cleveland. FirstEnergy serves approximately 6 mill...
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October
29,
2020
| 07:11 AM America/New_York
Saturday, October 31 OUTAGE UPDATE AT 4 p.m. (JEFFERSON, GA. October 31, 2020) – Nearly all of Jackson EMC’s 235,000 members now have power. The remaining 26 outages, which impact 34 members, are being addressed.   Jackson EMC has restored p...
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October
28,
2020
| 11:49 AM America/New_York
 Jackson EMC is closely monitoring the weather forecast and the potential impact on our area from Hurricane Zeta. We are ready to respond, if conditions warrant.   Current forecasts indicate portions of Jackson EMC’s service area will be affected ...
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October
12,
2020
| 13:51 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC has released 70 contractors to help with power restoration efforts in Louisiana due to damage caused by Hurricane Delta.   The contractors are assisting Cleco Power, located in Pineville, LA. Cleco serves approximately 288,000 customer...
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August
26,
2020
| 11:56 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC has released 50 contractors to help with the anticipated power restoration efforts in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas from approaching Hurricane Laura. Crews will be ready to respond when conditions are safe.  Most of the contractors ...
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June
07,
2020
| 15:26 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC has released 49 contractors to help with the anticipated power restoration efforts in Louisiana from the approaching Tropical Storm Cristobal.  Most of the contractors will be assisting Entergy, located in Baton Rouge. Entergy Louisian...
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April
14,
2020
| 11:17 AM America/New_York
Twenty Jackson EMC linemen are assisting with restoration efforts at Hart Electric Membership Corporation. In addition, Jackson EMC has released 171 contractors to help remove debris and repair damaged distribution power lines due to recent storms.  ...
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April
12,
2020
| 11:33 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC is closely monitoring the weather forecast and the potential impact on our area. We are ready to respond, if conditions warrant. Current forecasts indicate a line of scattered storms with damaging winds and heavy rainfall could move acros...
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January
14,
2020
| 10:28 AM America/New_York
To report an outage. Members may report an outage to Jackson EMC by visiting outage.jacksonemc.com, by calling 1-800-245-4044 or by using the MyJacksonEMC mobile app. To view outages. Both the website and mobile app offer a map of Jackson EMC’s se...
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January
12,
2020
| 15:24 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC is assisting Blue Ridge Mountain Electric Membership Corporation with power restoration efforts in northeast Georgia, where heavy rain, strong winds and severe thunderstorms on Saturday resulted in widespread power outages for members. Ja...
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2019
September
04,
2019
| 09:47 AM America/New_York
(JEFFERSON, GA. September 4, 2019) – Jackson EMC has released 84 contractors to help with the anticipated power restoration efforts in North Carolina from the approaching Hurricane Dorian. The contractors will be assisting Brunswick Electric Membe...
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February
20,
2019
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
(JEFFERSON, GA. Feb. 20, 2019) Earlier today, Jackson EMC sent 10 linemen and released 24 contractors to assist with power restoration efforts at Amicalola EMC in northwest Georgia. Tuesday brought heavy rain, strong wind gusts and severe thunderstor...
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January
14,
2019
| 17:02 PM America/New_York
When temperatures drop and winter storms hit, heavy snow and ice can lead to downed power lines. During a power outage, Jackson EMC crews will work as quickly and as safely as possible to restore power, but there are a few things you can do to prepar...
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2018
December
12,
2018
| 08:58 AM America/New_York
“Cooperation Among Cooperatives” is one of the principles that govern all cooperatives. So, when Hurricane Michael devastated parts of Florida and south Georgia, Jackson EMC was one of several electric cooperatives in the Southeast to answer calls fo...
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December
09,
2018
| 09:01 AM America/New_York
(JEFFERSON, GA. Dec. 9, 2018) – Heavy rainfall from Saturday’s storms saturated the ground, leaving trees susceptible to the storms accompanying strong winds, which blew down trees and limbs into power lines. Members across Jackson EMC’s 10-county se...
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November
02,
2018
| 10:38 AM America/New_York
(JEFFERSON, GEORGIA, Nov. 1, 2018) – More than 20 team members from Jackson EMC are heading to the Florida panhandle to assist a fellow electric cooperative restore power in the wake of Hurricane Michael. The Jackson EMC crews will assist Gulf Coa...
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October
12,
2018
| 09:51 AM America/New_York
(JEFFERSON, GA. Oct. 12, 2018) Early Friday morning, 29 Jackson EMC linemen and other personnel headed to south Georgia to assist with restoration efforts in areas affected by Hurricane Michael. Jackson EMC will assist with power restoration effor...
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October
11,
2018
| 09:54 AM America/New_York
(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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October
10,
2018
| 11:46 AM America/New_York
(JEFFERSON, GA. Oct. 10, 2018) Jackson EMC is closely monitoring the projected forecast of Hurricane Michael and is ready to respond if Northeast Georgia is impacted. Current forecasts indicate Northeast Georgia could experience strong winds and rain...
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September
15,
2018
| 12:25 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC continues to closely monitor the forecast of Hurricane Florence and its potential impact on Northeast Georgia. At this time, Jackson EMC is releasing nine right-of-way contractors to assist with clean-up and restoration efforts in South C...
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September
12,
2018
| 15:35 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC is closely monitoring the projected forecast of Hurricane Florence 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 H...
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June
20,
2018
| 10:10 AM America/New_York
Severe weather can happen any time of the year. You can stay prepared by following these tips: Prepare a 72-hour emergency kit with food, water & supplies. Make a household plan, including where to take shelter during major storms. Prepare for...
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March
13,
2018
| 13:26 PM America/New_York
Power outages can happen at any time for a variety of reasons. If your power goes out, Jackson EMC works quickly to restore it. Members are encouraged to report power outages by visiting outage.jacksonemc.com or by calling 1-800-245-4044. Jack...
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January
12,
2018
| 17:26 PM America/New_York
Severe weather can happen at any time. For Northeast Georgia, winter storms pose the greatest impact as icy weather can cause dangerous conditions. In many cases, weather forecasts can provide some time to prepare for severe winter weather or tropica...
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2017
February
19,
2017
| 18:00 PM America/New_York
In February 2015, our service area saw the worst storm in our history. Curious about how other storms stack up, we’ve researched Jackson EMC’s biggest storms in terms of disrupted electrical service. The graph below shows the number of outages per st...
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January
08,
2017
| 18:00 PM America/New_York
When it comes to assistance before, during and after severe weather, Jackson EMC has you covered with our online Storm Center. At Jacksonemc.com/storm, a wealth of resources is at your fingertips, including tips on preparing for bad weather and me...
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2016
December
08,
2016
| 18:00 PM America/New_York
Weather is unpredictable. Winter ice storms, a tornado or a summer downpour after weeks of drought can disrupt the flow of energy powering our homes, schools, businesses and factories. Dangerous weather events can cause hazardous road conditions, dow...
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April
14,
2016
| 18:00 PM America/New_York
You count on Jackson EMC to make sure the power is there when you flip the switch. And we work hard every day to make that happen. Sometimes, however, outages do occur. Most often, weather and fallen trees cause the disruption in service. The over...
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2015
February
13,
2015
| 00:00 AM America/New_York
Lights out? Chances are, weather caused it. Sixty-five percent of power outages for Jackson EMC members are triggered by the weather. Winter ice storms, a string of tornadoes or a summer downpour after weeks of drought can disrupt the flow of energy ...
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February
06,
2015
| 00:00 AM America/New_York
Winter weather brings cooler temperatures and sometimes snow and ice that can knock power out. Stay safe in the event of a storm and follow these tips to prepare for an outage. Before the Storm Create a Disaster Kit. If your water is pumped ...
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