High winds create power outages across the Tennessee Valley

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – High winds on Friday have brought down tree limbs and power lines across the Tennessee Valley.

Here is a rundown of where the outages are.

The most concentrated outage is in Monteagle, where power lines were blown across the interstate.

SVEC reports that 430 customers lost power in the Monteagle area this morning.

In Chattanooga, the outages have been sporadic, but widespread.

EPB reports dozens of outages from Rossville to Bakewell, but they are all just a few homes a piece.

Volunteer Energy Cooperative has had plenty of problems this morning.

Cleveland had more than 600 homes in the dark, but most of them have been restored by now.

Several hundred people also lost power in the Decatur and Benton areas.

Georgia Power restored power to several hundred on Fort Mountain, but they still have outages on Lookout Mountain and Sand Mountain.

And there are more problems in the North Carolina mountains.

The Blue Ridge Mountain Electric Membership had 1661 members without power this morning.

They are primarily along Highway 60 between Murphy and the Georgia line.

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