Hungry hawk causes power outages in Tupelo

Photo: Tupelo Water & Light - Facebook

Many people in south Tupelo were without power Thursday afternoon after a hawk flew into a nearby substation.

Posted: Aug. 16, 2018 4:20 PM
Updated: Aug. 16, 2018 4:32 PM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - Many people in south Tupelo were without power Thursday afternoon after a hawk flew into a nearby substation.

Tupelo Water & Light Department went to their Facebook page to post a picture of the dead hawk. The department says the bird was carrying a squirrel when it flew into the substation on South Green Street.

Article Comments

Tupelo
Clear
42° wxIcon
Hi: 66° Lo: 39°
Feels Like: 42°
Columbus
Clear
42° wxIcon
Hi: 67° Lo: 39°
Feels Like: 42°
Oxford
Clear
45° wxIcon
Hi: 66° Lo: 40°
Feels Like: 42°
Starkville
Clear
46° wxIcon
Hi: 66° Lo: 38°
Feels Like: 46°
WTVA Radar
WTVA Temperatures
WTVA Severe Weather