Power has been restored to most areas of Jackson County officials of Jackson EMC said Wednesday morning with only 354 customers in the area still without electricity.
In Madison County, some 4,386 JEMC customers remain without power Wednesday morning, down from 8,000 Tuesday afternoon. Madison County was hit hard by Sunday's snow storm and school was again canceled Wednesday.
According to JEMC, 30 work crews are in Madison County Wednesday. Some 70 broken power poles were rreported in the county with 17 remaining to be fixed. Mud has been a major problem in restoring power, officials said, as trucks get bogged down and have to be pulled out of the mire.
Most of the feeder lines have been restored in Madison County, JEMC officials said Wednesday morning and work in both Madison and Jackson is now focused on restoring power to individual homes.