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Noon Power Update

HUNTSVILLE, AL - Thousands of people are still in the dark across North Alabama this afternoon.

The trouble is tTransmission lines from TVA are damaged and they're still checking things out.

Once TVA restores power to this area it could take another five to seven days to get things back up and running for all Huntsville utilities customers.

Unfortunately there's no word on how long it will take TVA to do what they need to do.

You'll still see Huntsville crews out in the area working on lines that will help speed things up once TVA is able to transmit power to the area.

There are some things you need to know before the lights come back on.

First, be e sure to turn off your air conditioner. When the power's back, you'll want to start up your appliances gradually.  Second, turn off your stove! Were you cooking dinner when the storms hit? Make sure the burners are off!

Finally, conserve water. There's no immediate threat of a water shortage.. But treatment plants are on generators and not operating at 100-percent.

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