CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Valley Authority is asking customers to reduce their power usage in an effort to deal with subfreezing temperatures that are causing a high demand for electricity across the southeast.
TVA said in a statement that it expects demand to peak Thursday night and again Friday morning. The nation's largest public utility said it is using all generating resources to meet the demand.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- If you are already sick of winter and these sub-freezing temperatures, the Weather Service says it sees no relief in sight.
Waves of cold continue to sweep over the mid-state out of Canada. Temperatures are expected to fall into single digits tonight in Middle Tennessee. Wind gusts to 25 miles an hour will push the “feels like” wind chill factor to well below zero.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP/WMOT) — As sub-freezing temperatures settle in here in the mid-state, local charities report that some of the region’s most vulnerable residents are having trouble keeping the heat on.
Jane Sharp, Co-Director of Greenhouse Ministries in Murfreesboro, says her agency is hearing from a lot of people who are having trouble buying enough propane or heating oil to keep their homes warm.