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MLGW crews prepared for severe weather
May 25, 2022

Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division is prepared for severe weather with the possibility of heavy rainfall and a few strong to severe thunderstorms.

MLGW crews are ready to respond to any local damage or outages.

Stay away from downed power lines. 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.

To report an emergency such as downed wires or gas leaks, please call (901) 528-4465. This number should be treated like 911 and only used for these types of emergencies.


Important MLGW contact information for customers:

· Outage Reporting: (901) 544-6500

· Emergency: (901) 528-4465

· Customer Care Center: (901) 544-MLGW (6549)

Visit MLGW’s storm readiness guide for tips on preparing for weather emergencies: For more outage related information, visit


MLGW is the largest three-service public power utility in the nation, serving more than 440,000 customers in Memphis and Shelby County.

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