Motorists are advised to remain off roads, which could be plagued by black ice through Friday morning in addition to downed trees, power lines and traffic signals.
The promise of a catastrophic and historic storm did not fail to deliver damage and headaches to thousands of residents across the area by the time it quelled Thursday.
The company had restored power to more than 300,000 customers by Thursday afternoon, spokesman Tony Gonzalez said. About 45 percent of those remaining were in Richmond and Columbia counties.
ATLANTA - Georgia utility companies report that about 350,000 customers in the state were without power before dawn today.