MORGAN/MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — As strong storms move through the Tennessee Valley on Monday night and into Tuesday morning, several people in Morgan County were experiencing power outages.
According to Decatur Utilities (DU) Outage Map, just over 2,400 people were without power as of 1:55 a.m. Tuesday. That is down from a peak of around 6,000 customers at 10:51 p.m. Monday night.
Joe Wheeler EMC reported a maximum of over 700 customers without power as of 9:20 p.m. in Morgan County, but as of 1:45 a.m., that number was at about 567 customers.
In Lawrence County, about 67 customers are also reported to be without power as of 12:50 a.m.
As of 1:45 a.m., Huntsville Utilities (HU) said crews were working to respond to a power outage in the New Market and Hazel Green area. The utility said customers infected include the area south of the Tennessee state line south to Winchester Road and from Highway 231/431 east to Winchester Road. HU did not share specific numbers but the company’s outage map showed that at least 200 people are affected.