Many people experiencing power outages in the Pine Belt

Many people experiencing power outages in the Pine Belt
WDAM First Alert Weather Team

PINE BELT (WDAM) - Thousands in the Pine Belt are experiencing power outages due to strong storms moving through the area. WDAM is receiving reports of trees down on powerlines and across roadways in multiple locations.

Mississippi Power is reporting 25 active outages affecting around 10 customers in Forrest County and 5 in Jones Couny.

Southern Pine Electric is reporting more than 277 outages in Covington and Smith counties, and around 69 in Jefferson Davis County.

According to Dixie Electric, about 23 outages have been reported in Jones and Wayne counties, with about 1,158 customers with outages through the service territory.

The WDAM First Alert Weather Team will continue to track this storm system as it moves through the Pine Belt and keep you updated on the latest developments.

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