Thousands without power across Alabama following strong Easter storms

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(WIAT) — Here is the Latest on power outages reported by Alabama Power following Sunday storms:

5 p.m.

Power has been restored to many who have been without power since Sunday’s storm. Outages remain in Jefferson, Blount, Montgomery, Walker, Tuscaloosa and Etowah Counties.

According to Alabama Power, 13,000 Jefferson County residents are without power.

12 p.m.

Alabama Power reports nearly 225,000 of 300,000 affected customers now have power restored.

5:30 a.m.

According to Alabama Power, outages are spread throughout the state with about 132,000 customers currently without power as of 4 a.m. Monday.

7:04 p.m. (4/12)

Tens of thousands of power outages occurred Easter Sunday as strong storms made their way through the South.

At 8 p.m., about 47,000 Alabama Power customers had lost power as a result of the storms, according to the utility company.

The most significant outage totals in Central and West Alabama happened in the counties along the Interstate 20 corridor.

Here is a breakdown of the counties with the most outages:

  • Jefferson: 10,700
  • Blount:  10,200
  • Etowah: 6,700
  • Walker:  5,800
  • Pickens:  3,000
  • Tuscaloosa: 2,500

Outages or hazards in the state may be reported to Alabama Power at 800-888-2726. An update is expected around 4 a.m. Monday.


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