Thousands without power as heavy rain blankets the Mid-South

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Thousands of Memphis residents lost power overnight as heavy rain and thundershowers rolled through the Mid-South.

As of 4:30 a.m. Friday, approximately 5,858 people are without electricity. The hardest hit areas appeared to be in Germantown, Collierville, in the downtown area and then along I-240.

MLGW crews are aware of the outages and said they are working to fix this issue as soon as possible.

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