UPDATE: According to MLGW all power has been restored to the downtown area.
A little after 10am Downtown Memphis experienced a power outage effecting over 1600 customers.
A representative from MLGW says a substation in the area went down causing the outage.
Currently, MLGW estimates power will be restored to the area by 1:00pm according to their outage map, however depending on the nature of the repair, it could take longer.
This is a developing story.
To view all the current outages go to the MLGW Outage Map.