Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

MLEC power outage after August 21, 2021 Rain Event


August 26, 2021

(Power Outage Update released on August 21, 2021 @ 5 p.m. shortly after the storm - Centerville, TN) — Devastating. Hickman, Houston and Humphreys counties in the Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative service area are facing loss and damage. Flash flooding has left roads impassable, people unreachable and damaged electric and broadband equipment behind.

Approximately 10,000 are without power, almost a third of MLEC’s total service area. This number could change as electric equipment is repaired and begins responding to software signals that records the outages. Repairs will take se...

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