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5 AM Monday Update: Power restored to all but 41 in Floyd County

December 10, 2017--11:00 p.m.

Staff reports

As of 5 a.m. Monday, there were only 41 Georgia Power customers without power in Floyd County.

Other counties:

1,291 - Polk

471 - Bartow

81 - Gordon

26 - Paulding

You can view all the power outages and see estimated restoration times here.

From Georgia Power:

 Throughout the day Sunday, Georgia Power largely completed restoration efforts following this weekend’s winter weather. Crews have worked around the clock in difficult conditions, including snow, freezing rain and ice since the storm hit, restoring power to hundreds of thousands of customers since Friday. Teams will remain engaged in restoration and repair work in the field until all customers, who can accept power, are reconnected.

Customers in some of the hardest hits areas of North Georgia may not be able to reconnect to Georgia Power service due to extensive damage. Georgia Power reminds customers that the electrical service entry point on their home or business, including the meter box and other components, must be repaired before Georgia Power can reconnect service. The company cannot, by law, connect power to a damaged meter box, or other non-Georgia Power components, and property owners should contact a qualified electrician to make repairs in order for the company to reconnect service.

Restoration Update

Since noon Friday, restoration crews have been in field and have safely restored power to approximately 365,000 customers. 

As of 7:30 p.m. Sunday, approximately 13,000 customers are without power statewide according to Georgia Power’s Online Outage Map. Local estimated restoration times (ERTs) customers are available on the Outage Map and the company will regularly update the Outage Map and other customer notification resources during the remainder of the restoration process with any changes in these ERTs.

Approximately 1,200 individual cases of damage or trouble (including broken poles and lines) the company is working to repair.

Georgia Power reminds customers to keep safety first during severe winter weather and offers multiple tools and resources to stay connected and informed 

Outage & Storm Center – Available at www.georgiapower.com/storm, customers can visit this site to sign up for Outage Alerts, report and check the status of outages, and access useful safety tips and information. Customers can report and check the status of an outage 24 hours a day by contacting Georgia Power at 888-891-0938. 

Outage Map – Housed within the Outage & Storm Center, Georgia Power’s interactive Outage Map provides near real-time information, allowing users to see where outages are occurring across the state and track estimated restoration times.

Georgia Power Mobile App – Download the Georgia Power mobile app for Apple and Android devices to access storm and outage information on the go.

@GeorgiaPower on Twitter – Follow @GeorgiaPower on Twitter for storm tips, outage updates, customer service and more.

Winter Weather Prep Videos – Check out a series of informational videos on winter weather preparation at GeorgiaPower.com/WinterPrep