Newsroom Jackson EMC (storm,weather,outages)

2019
June
23,
2019
| 05:00 PM America/New_York
(JEFFERSON, GA. June 23, 2019) – Jackson EMC is assisting with power restoration efforts at Amicalola EMC in northwest Georgia, where heavy rain, strong winds and severe thunderstorms on Friday and Saturday resulted in widespread power outages. Jacks...
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2018
December
09,
2018
| 03:01 PM 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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October
12,
2018
| 03:51 PM 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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September
12,
2018
| 09:35 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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March
19,
2018
| 08:31 PM America/New_York
(JEFFERSON, GA. March 19, 2018) Jackson EMC is closely monitoring the weather and its potential impact on Northeast Georgia and is ready to respond. Current forecasts indicate Northeast Georgia could experience strong winds, hail and possibly tornado...
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January
02,
2018
| 04:06 PM America/New_York
(JEFFERSON, GA. Jan. 2, 2018) – The freezing temperatures that arrived with the new year caused scattered outages for some members across Jackson Electric Membership Corporation’s 10-county service area Tuesday morning. According to the National Weat...
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2017
April
06,
2017
| 07:30 PM America/New_York
(April 6, 2017) Heavy rainfall from Wednesday’s waves of thunderstorms saturated the ground, leaving trees susceptible to today’s strong winds. Jackson EMC is experiencing a new round of outages caused by trees falling on power lines across our 10-...
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April
06,
2017
| 12:00 PM America/New_York
(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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February
19,
2017
| 12:00 AM 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
| 12:00 AM 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
| 12:00 AM 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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2015
February
13,
2015
| 06:00 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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2014
February
01,
2014
| 06:00 AM America/New_York
As winter weather makes its way into northeast Georgia, so does the potential for storms that could interrupt your electric power supply. Be vigilant when it comes to safety by remembering these tips for dealing with lack of electricity after the sto...
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