MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - A line of storms moved across the Mid-South Wednesday afternoon, prompting Severe Thunderstorm Warnings for multiple counties.
The storm produced hail, strong winds, lightning and very heavy rain.
MLGW reported more than 11,000 customers without power across Shelby County as of around 5 p.m.
Customers are being asked to report power outages by calling (901) 544-6500 and report downed lines and other emergencies by calling (901) 528-4465.
Memphis firefighters reported a large tree that downed power lines on Berryhill in Cordova. They’ve asked MLGW to prioritize the repairs because it’s causing a traffic hazard.
Millington Fire Department reported downed trees near Pleasant Ridge west of Big Creek Church.