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Storm Damage: Trees, power lines down in Memphis

Published: Jan. 1, 2022 at 1:21 PM CST
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Reports are coming in of downed trees and power lines across the Mid-South from strong winds.

Several large trees have been downed near Perkins, Mendenhall and Walnut Grove.

Trees, power lines down across the Mid-South
Trees, power lines down across the Mid-South(Scarlett McWhorter)

Downed trees are also reportedly blocking roads between Chickasaw Road and Sequoia Road.

Downed trees blocking roads between Chickasaw Road and Sequoia Road
Downed trees blocking roads between Chickasaw Road and Sequoia Road(Joyce Peterson)

MLGW advises everyone to stay alert and stay away from downed electrical wires caused by severe weather.

If you do see downed power lines, keep your distance and call MLGW’s emergency hotline at 528-4465.

With lines and trees down, some may be experiencing power outages. MLGW outages can be viewed here.

According to West Memphis Utilities, power has been restored in areas that were experiencing outages.

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