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MLGW prepared for possible wintry weather
March 2, 2014

With the possibility of winter weather moving into the Memphis and Shelby County area later today, MLGW is preparing for the possibility of outages caused by the possible precipitation.

At this time MLGW is staying in contact with the National Weather Service and closely monitoring the weather situation. A number of MLGW crews are on standby this evening and more are available tomorrow should ice or snow cause significant outages for MLGW customers.

Please do not assume that MLGW knows your power is out. Customers are reminded to call 544-6500 to report an electric outage.

Customers are reminded to call the following numbers:

-To Report an Outage: 544-6500

-To Report an Emergency (such as downed lines or gas leaks): 528-4465

-All Other Inquiries: 544-MLGW (6549)

MLGW is the largest three-service public power utility in the nation, serving more than 420,000 customers in Memphis and Shelby County with some of the lowest combined rates in the U.S.