About 100,000 without power in Alabama after storms

March 19 Tue Mar 19, 2013 7:35am EDT

March 19 (Reuters) - Alabama Power, a unit of Southern Co , said on Tuesday that it had about 98,200 homes and businesses without power following storms on Monday.

At the height of the outages, the company said it had more than 222,000 customers without power.

Most of the outages, about 50,000, are in the Birmingham area, Alabama Power said.

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