By tonight: Mississippi Power to restore power to all customers
Company, 1,000 crewmembers actively restoring power to impacted areas
Gulfport, Miss. – Mississippi Power’s storm team is assessing damage and restoring electric service to customers following Hurricane Nate.
As of 11:30 a.m. CST, we have restored power to more than 10,000 customers and there are a total of approximately 4,800 customers who remain without service in the following areas:
(as of 11:30 a.m. CST)
“Following Hurricane Nate, our dedicated team at Mississippi Power is actively assisting our customers and restoring service,” said Mississippi Power President and CEO Anthony Wilson. “The safety of our customers and employees is our top priority. We know how important electrical service is to restoring quality of life after a storm and we are working hard for our customers and their businesses.”
Mississippi Power customers can use the company’s online outage tools to report an outage, monitor the status of an outage, or receive updates, from their smart phone, tablet or computer by visiting the company’s storm center.
Mississippi Power urges customers to avoid downed power lines. Customers should report downed lines immediately to Mississippi Power at 1-800-532-1502.
Mississippi Power, a subsidiary of Southern Company (NYSE: SO), produces safe, reliable and environmentally responsible energy for nearly 187,000 customers in 23 southeast Mississippi counties. Mississippi Power ranked first in the Southeastern Electric Exchange’s 2016 Safety Performance Reports and is consistently recognized as an industry leader in reliability, customer service and safety. Visit our websites at mississippipower.com and mississippipowernews.com, like us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ and YouTube.