Storm knocks out power to 1,000+ in Harrison Co. - WLOX.com - The News for South Mississippi

Storm knocks out power to 1,000+ in Harrison Co.

HARRISON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) -

Crews with electric companies on the coast are working to turn the lights back on for hundreds of homes in Harrison County.

Coast Electric spokeswoman April Lollar told WLOX News Now about 940 customers are in the dark right now. According to the Mississippi Power outage map, more than 100 customers in Pass Christian are without power too. 

Meteorologist Tommy Richards said lightning has struck hundreds of times in the last few hours as scattered thunderstorms cross South Mississippi.

We'll keep you updated on the efforts to restore the power.

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