State-wide power outages affecting many

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — UPDATE (X2): Statewide 6400 remain without power. In western Alabama 2500 remain without power, 2100 in Birmingham and 747 in eastern Alabama.

UPDATE: Power outages are down to 10,000 statewide, according to Alabama Power’s Twitter.

Birmingham still has 4800 residents affected, western Alabama still has 2000 and eastern Alabama still has 1350.

ORIGINAL: Nearly 14,000 customers have been affected by power outages statewide, half of which are in the Birmingham division. Crews have worked through the night to get lights to come back on.

Western Alabama currently has 2500 outages, Mobile 2400, eastern Alabama 2000 and southern Alabama 350.

Crews will restore power as quickly as possible.

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