Lewis County outage update
MLEC pushes on to finish snow related power outages
January 20, 2022
Monday, January 17, ended with a strong push as Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative cut outages to less than 40 in Lewis County. Damage during the snow storm caused at least 3,000 customers to lose power in Lewis County alone. Crews resumed efforts early in the morning and spent the day working on broken poles and clearing limbs from service wires to finish issues from the last few days.
‘Areas of focus included Jennie Smith Road, McCord Hollow, Highland Drive, Rockhouse, Salem Road, Swan Creek, and others. Additional outages could occur as snow continues to melt and weigh down power li...