Georgia Power continues to work on outages throughout the city. Residents can check the status of their outage online at www.georgiapower.com/storm or by calling 888-891-0938. As there is a high volume of outages, residents should expect delays in repair times.
Added safety reminders:
Please DO NOT attempt to remove downed trees/branches which have power lines in or around the site. It poses a life-safety issue.
Never touch any downed wire or low hanging wires - it can kill
Do not drive/walk under sagging wires or try to make electrical repairs to GA Power equipment.
Don’t connect portable generators to your household electrical wiring. Connect only essential appliances – refrigerators/freezers.
Crews continue to respond to reports of trees/wires down. Below is a list of active issues and areas where roads are closed. Residents can report issues to our 24/7 Call Center at 770.730.5600, including reports of downed trees and power lines as well as through the 9-1-1 emergency line.
7285 Duncourtney Dr, power line
7279 Riverside, power line
Partial Road Closures
175 Cromwell Rd, tree and power line
6605 Scott Valley Rd, tree down
Debris Removal: It is the responsiblity of the property owner to remove debris from private property (including debris left by Georgia Power).
Please be cautious if driving in the city. Road conditions are improving, but risks remain. Any snow which does not melt today will freeze tonight as temperatures are expected to fall into the 20s.
As a reminder, roads are cleared based on a predetermined priority list based on providing public safety and first responders maximum access to the various parts of the city. As always, emergency plans change to meet the needs of public safety. Should any street, regardless of predetermined priority level, need to be treated in order to affect life-saving measures, it will be done.
To report trees and trees with powers lines down, residents can call 9-1-1 or the 24/7 Call Center at 770.730.5600.
Residents should also remember that when there are widespread power outages, expect delays in power system repairs.