Record cold leaves 27,000 Alabama homes without power
By Scott Buttram
TRUSSVILLE — Record low temperatures have left 27,000 homes across the state without electricity this morning, according to Alabama Power Company. That includes 2,700 in the metro Birmingham area.
Mobile was the most widely affected area with 12,900 customers without electricity.
Hours of extreme cold temperatures across the state have caused numerous local outages across our service territory, Alabama Power said in a news release.
The report said that Alabama Power crews were on standby through the morning, and ready to roll in an instant to minimize the length of any outages.