Atlanta snow: Power outages reported across North Georgia

Saturday update: Thousands still without power after Atlanta snow

UPDATED 4:45 p.m.: Georgia Power crews appeared to be making a dent in power outages across North Georgia caused by a Friday winter storm.

About 4:45 p.m., Georgia Power reported on its outage website it had about customers without power 22,200, compared to about 32,000 at 3 p.m. The Georgia EMC website listed about 19,000 customers without power on its website. 

Our Severe Weather Team 2 Meteorologists are monitoring the developments

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Power crews are grappling with outages from a Friday winter storm that has socked parts of metro Atlanta and North Georgia with heavy snow.

Georgia Power reported about 3 p.m. on its website that nearly 32,000 customers are without power, with outages focused in West Georgia, the mountains and northern metro Atlanta area. 

LINK: How do you report an outage to Georgia Power and other power companies?

Georgia’s electric membership cooperatives, meanwhile, reported about 19,000 additional customers are without power in the state.

Georgia DOT: Despite heavy traffic, roads in good shape

For information about outages in your area, visit the Georgia Power outage map or the outage map for Georgia EMC if you are an electric membership cooperative customer.

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