Storm knocks out power in Lincoln County

Published 6:35 pm Monday, January 8, 2024

BROOKHAVEN — Rain and gusty winds have made their way to Brookhaven and Lincoln County. It is just the beginning of severe weather forecast for Southwest Mississippi Monday.

Limited power outages are reported in Lincoln County as of right now. Southwest Electric reports 2 customers are without power in Lincoln County and 47 Copiah County customers are without power. Magnolia Electric reports 116 customers in Lincoln County are without power and 9 Entergy customers are without power in Lincoln County. Entergy reports 123 Copiah County customers without power.

In neighboring counties, Southwest Electric reports Franklin County is without power with 161 affected customers.  Jefferson County has 564 Southwest Electric customers without power at this time.

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