Friday Storms Cause Power Outages

A combination of morning storms and gusty winds blew down trees and power lines across the state Friday.   As of noon, almost 44,000 outages were being reported including 1,758 in Attala County, 1,586 in Leake County and 347 in Neshoba County.   By 9 pm Friday, the numbers had been reduced to 8,440 statewide, 942 in Attala, 23 in Leake and zero in Neshoba.