NES Continues to Restore Power After Storm

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UPDATE: August 1pm 5:22pm

Update from NES:

NES crews are continuing power restoration efforts after last night’s storms. Power was knocked out to approximately 12,000 customers after severe storms dumped 3.5 inches of rain in some parts of the NES service area. The storms broke eight power poles and knocked down several power lines, causing scattered outages across the region. Tonight, there are over 1,000 customers without power, and additional crews have been brought in to assist. Crews will work around the clock until every customer has power.
As a reminder, if you see a downed power line, assume it is live and dangerous. Stay away and call 911 immediately.

Original Story:

Saturday nights storm resulted in power outages across Middle Tennessee. While power was restored for many overnight, as of Sunday at 12pm, NES is continuing to restore power across its coverage area.

NES reports crews have reported two broken poles as a result from Saturday night’s storms. Crews are working on the outage areas affecting the highest number of customers.  As of 12:20pm on Sunday, 1,400 NES customers were still without power.

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Remember, if you come across a downed power line, steer clear of it and call 911 to report it.

How to Report a Power Outage to NES:

Quickly report a power outage by texting “OUT” to 637797 (NESPWR) from your mobile device or call 615-234-0000. You will need the NES account number, meter number or phone number associated with your account for the system to recognize your outage.

 

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