350,000 Georgians without power

Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 7:43 AM
Last updated 7:47 AM
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ATLANTA — Georgia utility companies report that about 350,000 customers in the state were without power before dawn today.

Power crews look at downed pole in suburban Atlanta  AP
Power crews look at downed pole in suburban Atlanta

Georgia Power reports that about 220,000 of its customers were without power early Thursday.

Also, the state’s electric membership cooperatives, or EMCs, say that about 129,000 of their customers were without power as of 4:30 a.m.

The numbers have been fluctuating as crews restored power and new outages were reported.

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