Central Electric Reports Outages Throughout Its Service Area


Due to substantial rain fall, damaging winds, and possible tornadoes, Central Electric Power
Association experienced sustained power outages throughout its seven county service area.
CEPA promptly mobilized their field operations staff to restore power.

Central Electric Power Association had more than 10,000 members without electric service
and over 60 broken poles along with numerous breakdowns due to the severe storms that
passed through.

Outside assistance will arrive tomorrow from East MS Electric Power Association and Alcorn
County Electric Power Association to assist with power restoration efforts.

As of 4:00 p.m., Central Electric Power Association has 3,161 members without electric
service as crews continue to work to restore power to our members.

The following is a breakdown of the outages by county:

Leake County – 276
Attala County – 416
Neshoba County – 562
Newton County – 244
Rankin County – 369
Scott County – 1,281
Kemper County – 13

To report an outage, please visit www.centralepa.com and click on Report an Outage or call
(601) 267-3043.

As a safety reminder, please stay away from downed power lines. We ask for your patience
during this time as we work to restore power to our members.

Please visit www.centralepa.com or tune in to your local radio station for outage information.
Central Electric Power Association serves over 36,000 accounts in a seven-county area in
central Mississippi, including Attala, Kemper, Leake, Neshoba, Newton, Rankin and Scott