Update: Huntsville Utilities crews are working to restore power to 750 customers. The company says Tuesday’s storm destroyed equipment in Madison County.
Crews replaced equipment likely struck by lightning in the area of Oakwood Avenue at Andrew Jackson. On Dug Hill Road, the company says a tree took down a utility pole. A tree on Glendale Lane in North Huntsville took out power lines, and high winds brought down two poles on Commercial Drive.
UPDATE: POWER OUTAGES - Madison County
HU Crews still working to restore service to the remaining 750 customers still affected. Downed poles, trees & lines are slowing the recovery efforts, but crews will work through the night until all affected customers are restored.
— Huntsville Utilities (@HSVUtilities) September 11, 2019
Huntsville Utilities says at the peak of the storm, nearly 5,000 customers were without service due to high winds that downed trees and power lines in some areas.
The company says less than 2,000 customers are still without service. If power lines are down, you are urged to stay away from them. You can report service outages to 256-53-LIGHT (5-4448).
Huntsville Utilities says crews are responding to multiple power outages scattered across Madison County.
The company says the outages are the result of scattered severe weather passing through the county, and crews will restore service as quickly as safely possible.
POWER OUTAGES - Madison County Currently, Huntsville Utilities’ Electric Crews are responding to multiple power outages scattered across the Madison County service area. The outages are a result of the scattered severe weather currently passing through Madison County. pic.twitter.com/XOABbJB31s
— Huntsville Utilities (@HSVUtilities) September 10, 2019