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January
12,
2018
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
February
19,
2017
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
January
08,
2017
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
December
08,
2016
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,
April
14,
2016
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
February
13,
2015
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
February
06,
2015
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
February
04,
2015
Weather is the single biggest variable affecting your power. It has the largest impact on your bill and is the most likely cause of an outage. Unfortunately, it is beyond our control. But we can be prepared for stormy weather, and we are. We know
December
01,
2014
In 2013, Georgia homeowners filed more insurance claims for losses caused by lightning than any other state, according to data collected by the U.S. Insurance Institute. They estimate lightning strikes cost about $674 million in damage for American
February
01,
2014
The unexpected strikes. Be it an early winter ice storm or a line of tornadoes, unless you work in the weather field, most of these catch you off guard as unexpected events. At Jackson EMC, we know to expect the unexpected, and our process for
February
01,
2014
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