Crews work to restore power to thousands in Tipton Co. - Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Crews work to restore power to thousands in Tipton Co.

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TIPTON COUNTY, TN -

(WMC-TV) – Tipton County was one of the areas hardest hit by this winter weather. Thousands in Tipton County are still without power Wednesday and crews are working as quickly as they can to restore it.

Some roads are still closed because of downed trees and power lines.

The Tipton County emergency operation center has been working all night answering calls of blocked roadways and power outages.

Officials had to open emergency shelters for Tipton County residents. One of the shelters is in Munford and the other in Covington.

Tonight on Action News 5 at 5, hear from residents struggling to stay warm in this winter weather and also hear from officials about when all of the power will be restored.

Officials will also talk about how long the shelters will be open to residents.

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