Tipton County Schools will reopen Friday after being closed for two days due to this week's severe rain and ice storm.
School officials said all schools will open an hour later than normal Friday morning.
MORE: 1K in Tipton Co. still without power
MORE: Rain, ice leave thousands without power in Tipton Co.
MORE: Ice-covered Turrell to spend another night without power
MORE: Winter Weather Resource Guide
MORE: Record rainfall in Memphis breaks 131-year-old record
On Thursday, Tipton County Emergency Management personnel and Southwest Tennessee Energy crews continued to work around the clock to restore power and clear roadways. As of Thursday afternoon there were 660 customers still without power.
Tipton County Sheriff Deputy Chief Donna Turner said Southwest Tennessee Energy crews look to have the power restored to its customers by the end of the day.
Two warming shelters located in Munford and Covington will remain open Thursday for any resident who needs warmth.
Turner said all roads in the county are clear of debris and powerlines. The remaining roadways were cleared overnight.
Tipton Co. EMA Director Tommy Dunavant said Southwest Tennessee Energy crews have worked over 40 hours non-stop to reconnect power and tend to downed powerlines.
Anyone experiencing an outage can call Central Dispatch at 901-475-4300.Those looking for a public warming shelter can call Tipton County Emergency Management at 901-476-0222.
WHBQ-TV | Fox 13
Didn't find what you were looking for?