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Power being restored following Friday's storms

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Crews are hard at work trying to restore power to residents affected by the rapidly moving storm system.

According to Entergy officials, during peak outages Friday 29,000 were without power.

As of Saturday afternoon 3,500 customers were still in the dark.

They are mainly in Clinton, Jackson and Magee.

Power may not be fully restored to all Entergy customers until sometime Sunday.

Electric Power Association officials report that about 2,500 customers were still without service Saturday.

That's down from 12,000 Friday.

The majority of the outages are in an area outside Meridian.

Company representatives said service should be restored to remaining meters by Sunday morning.

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