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Heat wave strains power supply, customers asked to cut back usage
 
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Jazmine Gaona (left), 9, and Esther Juarez, 6, play in the spray at Shelby Farms' splash park on Tuesday July 31, 2018. Such a spray park might provide temporary relief from the summer 2022 heat wave. (Daily Memphian file)
 

Jazmine Gaona (left), 9, and Esther Juarez, 6, play in the spray at Shelby Farms' splash park on Tuesday July 31, 2018. Such a spray park might provide temporary relief from the summer 2022 heat wave. (Daily Memphian file)

Amid record-breaking power demand region-wide and triple-digit temperatures, MLGW power outages peaked around 8,400 last week. 

 
 

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