power outages

These 6 MPS Schools are Closed Due to Power Outages Wednesday

The following Montgomery Public Schools (MPS) are closed today due to power outages: Lee High School, Highland Avenue Elementary, Highland Gardens Elementary, Capitol Heights Middle, Wares Ferry Road Elementary, and McIntyre. MPS encourages families and staff to monitor their school’s websites for any additional information. Categories: Montgomery Metro, News Tags: Capitol Heights Middle, Highland Avenue Elementary, Highland Gardens Elementary, Lee High School,…

Alabama Power Update: 12,750 Customers are Without Service

According to Alabama Power, At 6:00 a.m., approximately 12,750 Alabama Power customers are without service as a result of severe weather on Wednesday and throughout the night.  Mainly in central Alabama, 3,500 customers are without power.  The majority of central Alabama customers lost power as a result of severe weather overnight. Outages exist in the following areas: Lee County –…

UPDATE: Current Alabama Power Outages in Central Alabama

Update: As thunderstorms continue to move through Central Alabama, thousands of Alabama Power customers continue to lose their power. Alabama Power’s public information representative Michael Jordan, tells us that as of 9 p.m. the following areas are experiencing power outages: Tallapoosa County – 3,000 customers Chilton County – 2,700 customers Coosa County – 1,000 customers Montgomery County – 370 customers…

UPDATE: 125,000 Alabama Power Customers Are Without Service Statewide

UPDATE- As of 11:45 p.m. there are approximately 125,000 Alabama Power customers without service statewide.  In central Alabama, approximately  36,500 customers are without service. Initial reports of damage include limbs and trees falling into lines as a result of high winds.  Crews are responding to outages where it is safe to do so.  The following is a breakdown of where…

Forest Hills Residents Want Answers After Recent Power Outages

Some people living in a small Montgomery community say they’ve been left in the dark several times in recent weeks. Forest Hills residents want to know what’s causing the frequent power outages. One resident has started a petition demanding answers. Some say their power has gone out twice in a week, and at least five times in recent weeks. “If…