Multiple states in the Mid-South had been impacted by storms on Sunday, leaving over 400,000 homes and businesses without power.
The PowerOutage.US showed that over 113,000 homes and businesses in Tennessee were without power and over 105,000 homes and businesses in Arkansas, had been impacted by outages as of 8:20 a.m. ET. Additionally, over 82,000 customers were without power in Kentucky and another 73,000 were without power in Georgia. Over 70,000 had been impacted in Michigan.
According to the National Weather Service, parts of the mid-Atlantic could face an enhanced risk of severe thunderstorms through Tuesday morning. There are high chances of thunderstorms, rapid winds hail and even tornadoes. On Monday, New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia and North Carolina can expect to see storms and heavy rain.
Almost all of the outages reported in Tennessee are in Shelby County, in the state’s southwest corner.
Over 98,000 outages have been recorded in Shelby County as of 8:12 a.m. ET, with over 8,000 in Fayette County.
The majority of Arkansas power outages have been reported in the state’s central region.
Pulaski County had over 33,000 recorded outages as of 8:32 a.m. ET, while Lonoke County had over 26,000 reported outages.
According to spokesman Lt. Cody Burk, the sheriff’s office in Pulaski County got roughly 20 complaints about downed power lines and trees, but no injuries were recorded.
According to Burk, as of 8 p.m. Sunday, damage included one residence fire.
The sheriff’s office received calls after a storm passed just north of Interstate 40 in northern Pulaski County. According to Burk, the storm spanned from the Faulkner County boundary to the east of Little Rock to the Lonoke County line.
The majority of power outages in Kentucky have been reported in the state’s south-central region.
Barren County had approximately 10,000 recorded outages as of 8:30 a.m. ET, while Edmonson and Grayson counties both had over 6,000 reported outages.
Madison County had over 7,000 reported outages, while Jessamine County had over 6,000 recorded outages.