From The Trussville Tribune staff reports
JEFFERSON COUNTY — According to social media posts from Alabama Power, over 118,000 customers were left without power after storms moved through the northern half of Alabama on Saturday.
Alabama Power also said that, as of 10:30 a.m., less than 23,000 outages remain and that the majority of those are in the Birmingham Metro Area.
The heavy rain and strong winds that moved across the northern half of Alabama yesterday caused power outages for more than 118,000 of our customers. As of 10:30 a.m., less than 23,000 outages remain statewide. The majority of these are in metro Bham.
— Alabama Power (@alabamapower) December 9, 2018
Alabama Power is using social media to ask individuals to be cautious around downed lines or poles. Anyone that sees one should stay away and call Alabama Power at 800-888-2726 or report it online at http://alabamapower.com .