Aug. 24--Power crews are nearly finished restoring power in Long Beach after thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon knocked out power to about 1,500 homes.
Mississippi Power Co. reports on its interactive map that some customers in Long Beach, Bay St. Louis and Pass Christian are without power.
Bill Snyder, corporate communications representative for Mississippi Power, said at 5 p.m. Wednesday that crews had already restored power to more than half of the residents who lost it during the storm.
Snyder said power should be restored across South Mississippi by 6:30 p.m.
"A crew is currently on site making repairs to the system. We apologize for any inconvenience and we are working to restore power," the company stated.
The company asks customers to report outages online if possible and keep up with Mississippi Power's map for updates on power outages and restoration.
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