TENNESSEE VALLEY (WHNT) — Crews across the Tennessee Valley are working to restore power after severe thunderstorms moved through the area.
Huntsville Utilities (HU) has reported around 250 customers without power in Madison County as of 10:13 p.m. Sunday. That number is down from around 2,500 people without power earlier Sunday afternoon.
The utility company said there were several tree crews working to remove debris. Many of the outages are in isolated areas around its service area.
The storms brought quite a bit of rain, even causing the pond in Big Springs Park to overflow at one point.
Decatur Utilities is reporting that just 12 customers remain without power, down from approximately 80 that was reported early Sunday afternoon. The utility company said these are isolated outages.
Joe Wheeler EMC reported 14 people without power in Lawrence County and 272 in Morgan County, down from over 1,000 earlier Sunday. Many of those power outages are near Priceville and Somerville, where a News 19 crew saw multiple downed trees and powerlines. Three power poles were found to have been snapped in that area along Highway 67.
Florence Utilities is currently reporting 15 people without power down from 1,700 earlier Sunday. The utility company’s outage map shows that the outages are primarily centered in the city of Florence with smaller outages spread throughout the county.