Over 7000 without power after storm hits Tippah County

Over 700 are without power after a storm blew through North MS on Wednesday.

As of 8:30 Wednesday night, they have gotten the number to 7120 outages.

TEPA workers were in the city limits working near the hospital at 8 pm.

The same storm system blew the roof off of part of the Tippah County Hospital.

Read about the hospital damage here.

From TEPA:

OUTAGE UPDATE: We have started accessing our service area and have found extensive damage throughout. Due to this severe damage there will be extended outages as we try repair and restore service.

If you have an unreported outage, please call (662)837-8139 or log the outage in the TEPA Mobile app. Please do not report outages on any of our social media accounts. These accounts are not monitored for outages and are strictly for announcements and updates for our members.

Be safe and we appreciate your patience.

Jon Ross Myers

Jon Ross Myers is the executive editor and publisher of the Mississippi News Network, Mississippi's largest digital only media company. He can be reached at editor@tippahnews.com

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