11
October
2018
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03:54 PM
America/New_York

Jackson EMC Sending Assistance after Hurricane Michael

(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 restoration efforts at other EMCs Friday morning.

The impact on Jackson EMC’s 10-county service area was minimal. At the peak of the storm there were 15 outages affecting 1,006 members. In total, Jackson EMC linemen restored 49 outages from 7:55 p.m. October 10 until 6:30 a.m. October 11.

Weather forecasts for northeast Georgia indicate high winds for Thursday, and we anticipate additional outages. Linemen and other support personnel stand ready to respond to our members when needed.

To report outages and for a listing of current outages visit: www.jacksonemc.com/storm.

Resources:

  • Report Outages. Jackson EMC members should report outages to at 1-800-245-4044 or by visiting outage.jacksonemc.com.
  • Storm Center. Outage updates and a map with current outages is available at: news.jacksonemc.com/outages/.
  • Outage Map. Available in the Storm Center, the Outage Map provides real-time information on outages. www.jacksonemc.com/storm
  • @JacksonEMC on Twitter. Follow @JacksonEMC on Twitter for storm tips and outage updates, or like us on Facebook JacksonEMC.