CONTACT: Allan Sharrett
Mgr., Public & Member Relations
(800) 552-2118, ext. 3211
CREWE, Va – As of 9:30 a.m., 179 members affected by 45 different outages in Southside Electric Cooperative’s (SEC) service area remain without power. Counties with the highest outage totals include Amelia County (34), Nottoway County (32), Powhatan County (39) and Prince Edward County (11).
All available cooperative line crews along with contractors and mutual aid coop crews are working to restore power to SEC’s service area. All current outages should be restored by this evening.
SEC will be monitoring the weather conditions throughout the day and into the evening as the same weather conditions that occurred yesterday are again forecasted for today. We will keep you updated on any further severe weather.
Members are urged not to attempt to move downed lines under any circumstances, and should exercise extreme caution around any damaged electrical infrastructure. Members should report all such damage to the Cooperative or local law enforcement in the event of an emergency
Members should report outages to the cooperative at 1 (866) 878-5514. For updates, check the SEC Outage Viewer at http://outage.sec.coop:8181.
Headquartered in Crewe, Virginia, SEC is a member-owned distribution electric utility serving more than 45,000 members throughout southern and central Virginia. For more information about SEC, please visit us @ www.sec.coop on Facebook: SouthsideElectric or Twitter: @SouthsideEC.