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Several hundred without power after thunderstorms

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Entergy Mississippi is reporting several hundred power outages in the Jackson area.

According to Entergy's website at 4:20 p.m. Saturday at least 1,700 customers were without power.

MSNewsNow Meteorologist Heather Sophia said an estimated 50 mph wind is what likely caused the outages.

According to Entergy, power expects to be restored by 10 p.m. Saturday night.

Some of the streets affected are Plantation Blvd., and several surrounding streets near and off of Ridgewood Rd. in northeast Jackson.

Jackson's Colonial Country Club area is also affected.

A large portion of Old Canton Rd. and several streets near appear to be the largest section without power. 

At least 1,500 of the power outages are in this area.


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