Power to be restored by midnight Friday

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 10, 2023 9:44 PM CT | Published: August 10, 2023 11:23 AM CT

Severe weather started Wednesday and continued into Thursday morning with heavy rainfall, gusts of wind up to 55 miles per hour and a brief tornado watch. 


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Keely Brewer

Keely Brewer

Keely Brewer is a Report for America corps member covering environmental impacts on communities of color in Memphis. She is working in partnership with the Ag & Water Desk, a sustainable reporting network aimed at telling water and agriculture stories across the Mississippi River Basin.


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