Power outages grow as winds blow

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Wind Advisory is in effect for the Mid-South and that could be the reason for electrical outages in Memphis.

As of 3 p.m. Tuesday, there are about 9,500 MLGW customers without power.

Several schools were without power and traffic signals in the Germantown area were not working Tuesday morning.

Wind gusts could exceed 45 miles per hour until 6 p.m.

At the WREG studios, we recorded a 61 mph gust this morning.