Entergy has reported almost 10,000 customers in the area without power and damage assessments are still coming in. Crews are out en masse to clear the roadway of debris, while Entergy and local municipal companies are working to restore services.
The following statement was issued by Vicksburg Mayor George Flaggs Jr.:
“I want to commend the citizens of Vicksburg for their patience as Entergy Mississippi works to restore power following the severe weather event that moved across our state earlier today. City crews are continuing to work around the clock to clear streets of debris and repair traffic signals. Thankfully, there have been no reported injuries associated with today’s severe weather. Stay safe, Vicksburg.”