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MLGW crews preparing for severe weather
April 5, 2023

Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division is preparing for severe weather. The National Weather Service is forecasting more damaging winds and thunderstorms this evening. Impacts to the MLGW service area may include power outages, tree damage and travel difficulties. 

Crews are assessing downed poles in Southeast Shelby County.


Customers are asked to visit MLGW’s storm readiness guide for tips on preparing for weather emergencies:


Reminder: Customers should avoid contact with downed power lines—even if their home or area has experienced a loss of power as the lines could still be energized.


Important MLGW contact information for customers:

  • Sign up for Text Alerts:
  • Outage Reporting: (901) 544-6500
  • Emergency: (901) 528-4465
  • Customer Care Center: (901) 544-MLGW (6549)


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