Storms Leave Thousands Without Power In Escambia County; Some In Walnut Hill, Near Century Lose Water

April 10, 2021

Thousands of people in Escambia County were left without power by storms that moved through the area Saturday morning.

Gulf Power reported over 24,000 customers without power in Escambia County as of 8:15 a.m.

Escambia River Electric Cooperative had about 500 customers out in Escambia County after daybreak Saturday, most in an area from Walnut Hill to Enon. A majority had been restored by 8:15 a.m.

EREC customers in the Walnut Hill area also reported little or no water pressure. Click or tap here for complete details, including a boil water notice.

Water was also out for Central Water Works customers from West Highway 4 into into Alabama, but repairs were made by about 9 a.m. for almost all Central customers.

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3 Responses to “Storms Leave Thousands Without Power In Escambia County; Some In Walnut Hill, Near Century Lose Water”

  1. Kenneth on April 11th, 2021 2:50 pm

    Im sure golf power going to raise every ones bill now like how they did last time

  2. Bill Medford on April 10th, 2021 9:02 am

    Theres a big puddle of water off 97 in front of the Johnsons house. The water main could be broken there.

  3. Liana on April 10th, 2021 8:41 am

    I live right off 97 just before 164. I have a little water pressure not much. When I got up at 630 I didn’t have anything. So a little is better than nothing.

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