Outage Information and Resources

May
09,
2022
| 11:57 AM America/New_York
The Atlantic hurricane season starts on June 1. This year is predicted by the Weather Channel to be active and above average.  Jackson EMC offers these tips for you and your family to prepare for the upcoming hurricane season. Start Planning Now. If
March
28,
2022
| 08:35 AM America/New_York
Think of Your Family’s NeedsBefore preparing your emergency plan, think of the needs and responsibilities of your family. Keep in mind these may include:Different ages of household members Responsibilities for helping others Dietary needs Medical
January
14,
2022
| 10:19 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC is closely monitoring the projected forecast of a winter storm over the weekend and its potential impact on Northeast Georgia and is ready to respond. Current forecasts indicate Northeast Georgia could experience a mixture of frozen
October
21,
2021
| 09:19 AM America/New_York
With hurricane season continuing through November 30 and winter storm season on the horizon, now is a good time to have a plan if you care for a loved one who is medically dependent on electricity.A severe tropical or winter storm could cause damage
August
31,
2021
| 16:38 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC has released 31 contractors to help with power restoration efforts in New Orleans, Louisiana resulting from damages caused by Hurricane Ida.The contractors will be assisting Entergy, a power company that delivers electricity to customers
July
26,
2021
| 15:43 PM America/New_York
At Jackson EMC, we know you count on us to keep your lights on. And we work hard to make that happen. When outages occur, we work to restore your power as quickly as conditions and safety procedures allow until all outages are restored. Generally,
July
26,
2021
| 15:04 PM America/New_York
According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), this hurricane season is expected to be active. That means more severe storms are likely to occur through November. Taking steps now to prepare for severe weather could help
February
22,
2021
| 15:14 PM America/New_York
When temperatures drop, winter storms that bring snow and ice can lead to downed power lines, which can cause outages. During a power outage, Jackson EMC works to resolve power as quickly as conditions and safety procedures allow. Consider these
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
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
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