Report power outages during ice storm


Power companies have prepared to restore power outages and repair downed power lines damaged by the ice storm forecast for Augusta area counties.

Georgia Power Co. staged several hundred line crews, tree crews, engineers, evaluators and support staff in the area Tuesday, the company said in a news release. All Georgia Power employees in Augusta were assigned to storm restoration to respond around the clock.



Georgia Power: call (888) 891-0938 or visit

SCE&G: call (888) 333-4465, visit or on an internet-ready mobile device

Jefferson Energy Cooperative: (706) 547-2167

Aiken Electric Cooperative: (877) 264-5368



Never attempt to move a downed power line.

Don’t use cooking ovens, stoves or outdoor grills for heat.

Extinguish fireplace flames before going to bed.


Source: Georgia Power and SCE&G



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