13
June
2013
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03:36 AM
America/New_York

Jackson EMC Experiencing Storm-Related Power Outages

(June 13, 2013) The strong line of thunderstorms that has passed through Jackson EMC’s service territory has left approximately 4,000 customers without power – 1,449 in Hall County, 392 in Lumpkin County, 1,625 in Clarke County and 653 in Jackson County, along with smaller numbers of scattered outages in Barrow and Gwinnett counties. Damage has been caused by high winds, downed trees and tree limbs, and lightning.

As of 9 p.m., concentrated areas of outages include:

Lumpkin County – area in the south portion of the county around Old Dawsonville Highway

Hall County – Flowery Branch, west Hall in the area of Highway 53, north Hall in the area of Clarks Bridge Road

Clarke County – Tallassee Road area and Commerce Road area

Jackson County – from Jefferson west in the Highway 11 and Highway 124 areas

Jackson EMC crews are working to restore power as quickly as possible, and we will continue to update on outages through the evening.

Customers may report outages by calling Jackson EMC, by using their mobile device at mobile.jacksonemc.com, or by using the outage report on our website homepage.