UPDATE 1/16/22 9:30 P.M.: The Brighrigde outage map reported only one customer without power in Lamar, Tennessee.


WASHINGTON COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) – Dozens of BrightRidge customers lost power Sunday morning as a winter storm moved into the region.

According to BrightRidge’s outage map, 91 customers in the community of Lamar, Tennessee were out of service at 9 a.m. on Sunday. Roughly 7.5% of the 1198 customers in the community were without power, the site reads.

In addition to power outages, TDOT SmartWay reports significant ice and snow on roads in the region. Residents of the area are encouraged to avoid travel if possible and to exercise caution when driving.

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