HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - As of 9:15 Friday morning, Dixie Electric Power Association says about 4,600 members are without power because of the winter weather. Linemen are working to repair the lines, which have mostly been damaged by falling trees and limbs.
Here is a current breakdown by county:
- Clarke – 6
- Covington - 5
- Forrest – 95
- Jones – 3404
- Perry – 70
- Wayne – 1010
If a member needs to report an outage, here are some alternate ways to do that: call 1-888-465-9209, use the SmartHub app or go to prepared.dixieepa.com and report an outage through the outage map.
Dixie Electric Power Association serves 39,000 accounts in a seven-county area in south Mississippi, including Jones, Wayne, Perry, Forrest, Covington, Clarke and Jasper counties.