Mississippi Power Spokesman Jeff Shepard talks storm safety on WLOX

Mississippi Power Spokesman Jeff Shepard talks storm safety on WLOX

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With Tropical Storm Nate on the way, Mississippi Power Spokesman Jeff Shepard reviews safety tips with WLOX on the 4 O’clock Show. These tips include avoiding downed power lines and plugging appliances directly into your generator. In case of a power outage, Mississippi Power customers can monitor the status of an outage from their smart phone, tablet or computer by visiting the company’s online outage map.

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