Many West and Middle Tennessee counties impacted in Saturday's severe weather began clearing debris and conducting damage assessments Monday (10/28/19) and will continue throughout the week. Amy Byers, spokesperson for Murfreesboro Electric, told WGNS they sent local crews to help in the Clarksville, TN area...
In all, 16 Tennessee counties are reported some level of impact from the weekend storms, including: Benton, Carroll, Chester, Decatur, Dickson, Dyer, Hardin, Henderson, Hickman, Houston, Humphreys, McNairy, Montgomery, Perry, Robertson, and Stewart.
One weather-related fatality is confirmed in McNairy County.
On Monday (10/28/19), approximately 43,400 Tennesseans remained without power.
Below are updated numbers as of Monday:
• Benton County: 3,000 NO power and 3 to 4 days for restoration
• Decatur County: 5,000 NO power with 10 days to 2 weeks to restore
• McNairy County: 4,000 NO power and 1 to 2 weeks anticipated restoration
• City of Lexington: 6,400 NO power with more than 1 week for restoration
• Meriwether Lewis: 4,000 NO power and several days estimated for restoration
• Montgomery County: 7,000 NO power and no estimation on restoration
• Pickwick Electric: 8,000 NO power and 1 to 2 weeks for restoration