Georgia EMCs report more than 103,000 still without power

As of 5:00 p.m. today, Georgia’s electric membership cooperatives (EMCs) are reporting approximately 103,747 customers without power as a result of snow and sleet blanketing much of north and central Georgia. Since the storm began, power has been restored to more than 175,316 customers.

More than 254 additional crews from unaffected areas in Georgia and from at least seven other states, including Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, Indiana, Louisiana, Florida and Kentucky are helping EMCs restore power.

Customers should report power outages by contacting their local EMC and stay away from downed lines and report them immediately to their local utility or call 911.

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