Tennesseans urged to prepare for power outages

NASHVILLE- Utilities have urged Tennesseans to prepare for power outages as Hurricane Katrina approaches.

Residents should have these emergency supplies on hand:

-Batteries and flashlights.
-Portable radios.
-Battery-powered clocks.
-Nonperishable food and bottled water.
-Cell phones and single-line telephones (cordless phones don't work without electricity).