Augusta ice storm

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Pedestrians walk past a tree that fell in the yard of a house on Baker Avenue, narrowly missing the home, as a winter storm hit Augusta, Ga., on Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 12, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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A tree fell in the yard of a house on Baker Avenue, narrowly missing the home, as a winter storm hit Augusta, Ga., on Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 12, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Freezing rain and snow from a winter storm hit Augusta on Wednesday morning, Feb. 12, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Firemen respond to a down power line in Harrisburg as a winter storm hit Augusta on Wednesday morning, Feb. 12, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Firemen respond to a down power line in Harrisburg as a winter storm hit Augusta on Wednesday morning, Feb. 12, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The hill near The Partridge Inn on Walton Way is closed as a winter storm hit Augusta on Wednesday morning, Feb. 12, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Firemen respond to a down power line in Harrisburg as a winter storm hit Augusta on Wednesday morning, Feb. 12, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Freezing rain and snow from a winter storm hit Augusta on Wednesday morning, Feb. 12, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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A truck drives down Baker Avenue as the winter storm hit Augusta on Wednesday morning, Feb. 12, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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A car drives down Baker Avenue as the winter storm hit Augusta on Wednesday morning, Feb. 12, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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A man walks down Walton Way as the winter storm hit Augusta on Wednesday morning, Feb. 12, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Snow covers the empty parking lot of the Academy of Richmond County as the winter storm hit Augusta on Wednesday morning, Feb. 12, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Icicles form on the parking garage at The Partridge Inn as the winter storm hit Augusta on Wednesday morning, Feb. 12, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Snow covers the pool area at The Partridge Inn as the winter storm hit Augusta on Wednesday morning, Feb. 12, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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A man walks down a street in Harrisburg as the winter storm hit Augusta on Wednesday morning, Feb. 12, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Icicles form sideways on a magnolia tree's leaves due to wind as the winter storm hit Augusta on Wednesday morning, Feb. 12, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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A tree fell on power lines at a home in Harrisburg at 11:30 a.m. as the winter storm hit Augusta on Wednesday morning, Feb. 12, 2014. Residents said they had been without power since 8:30 a.m. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Cars turn off Walton Way due to police closing the hill near The Partridge Inn as the winter storm hit Augusta on Wednesday morning, Feb. 12, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Tim Jenkins scraps ice and snow off his car because he was unable to use his windshield wipers as the winter storm hit Augusta on Wednesday morning, Feb. 12, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Icicles form on the parking garage at The Partridge Inn as the winter storm hit Augusta on Wednesday morning, Feb. 12, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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A work crew cuts apart a fallen tree at Highland Avenue to clear the road. Sleet, ice and fallen trees are seen in the Hill area near Highland Avenue and Lombardy Court as a winter storm hits the Augusta area on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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A workman climbs on top of a truck as he uses a rake to hold up a downed cable across Lombardy Court, letting the truck drive under. Sleet, ice and fallen trees are seen in the Hill area near Highland Avenue and Lombardy Court as a winter storm hits the Augusta area on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Ice forms on an American flag hanging from a home off Lombardy Court. Sleet, ice and fallen trees are seen in the Hill area near Highland Avenue and Lombardy Court as a winter storm hits the Augusta area on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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A work crew cuts apart a fallen tree at Highland Avenue to clear the road. Sleet, ice and fallen trees are seen in the Hill area near Highland Avenue and Lombardy Court as a winter storm hits the Augusta area on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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A work crew cuts apart a fallen tree at Highland Avenue to clear the road. Sleet, ice and fallen trees are seen in the Hill area near Highland Avenue and Lombardy Court as a winter storm hits the Augusta area on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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A Richmond County sheriff's car is seen slowly driving down Highland Avenue. as sleet, ice and fallen trees are seen in the Hill area near Highland Avenue and Lombardy Court as a winter storm hits the Augusta area on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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A work crew cuts apart a fallen tree at Highland Avenue to clear the road. Sleet, ice and fallen trees are seen in the Hill area near Highland Avenue and Lombardy Court as a winter storm hits the Augusta area on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Sleet, ice and fallen trees are seen in the Hill area near Highland Avenue and Lombardy Court as a winter storm hits the Augusta area on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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A work crew cuts apart a fallen tree at Highland Avenue to clear the road. Sleet, ice and fallen trees are seen in the Hill area near Highland Avenue and Lombardy Court as a winter storm hits the Augusta area on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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A work crew cuts apart a fallen tree at Highland Avenue to clear the road. Sleet, ice and fallen trees are seen in the Hill area near Highland Avenue and Lombardy Court as a winter storm hits the Augusta area on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Pia Hagler and Tyler Hangler walk down Highland Avenue as sleet, ice and fallen trees are seen in the Hill area near Highland Avenue and Lombardy Court as a winter storm hits the Augusta area on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Tree limbs are seen down across Highland Avenue as sleet, ice and fallen trees litter the Hill area near Highland Avenue and Lombardy Court as a winter storm hits the Augusta area on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Sleet, ice and fallen trees are seen in the Hill area near Highland Avenue and Lombardy Court as a winter storm hits the Augusta area on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Tree limbs are seen alongside Highland Avenue as sleet, ice and fallen trees litter the Hill area near Highland Avenue and Lombardy Court as a winter storm hits the Augusta area on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Sleet, ice and fallen trees are seen in the Hill area near Highland Avenue and Lombardy Court as a winter storm hits the Augusta area on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Tree limbs are seen alongside Highland Avenue as sleet, ice and fallen trees litter the Hill area near Highland Avenue and Lombardy Court as a winter storm hits the Augusta area on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Sleet, ice and fallen trees are seen in the Hill area near Highland Avenue and Lombardy Court as a winter storm hits the Augusta area on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Sleet, ice and fallen trees are seen in the Hill area near Highland Avenue and Lombardy Court as a winter storm hits the Augusta area on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Tyler Hagler walks away from a downed tree and cables as he makes a snowball in his hand while walking down Lombardy Court. Sleet, ice and fallen trees are seen in the Hill area near Highland Avenue and Lombardy Court as a winter storm hits the Augusta area on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Tyler Hagler makes an ice angel in the middle of Lombardy Court. Hagler was walking the neighbor hood with his grandmother Pia Hagler as sleet, ice and fallen trees litter the Hill area near Highland Avenue and Lombardy Court as a winter storm hits the Augusta area on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Sleet, ice and fallen trees are seen in the Hill area near Highland Avenue and Lombardy Court as a winter storm hits the Augusta area on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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A tree is seen laying on Highland Avenue as a winter storm hits the Augusta area on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Sleet, ice and fallen trees are seen in the Hill area near Highland Avenue and Lombardy Court as a winter storm hits the Augusta area on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Sleet, ice and fallen trees are seen in the Hill area near Highland Avenue and Lombardy Court as a winter storm hits the Augusta area on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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A crew from Big Dog Stump & Tree cuts down tree limbs and clears the road on Baker Avenue as freezing rain falls in Augusta, Ga., on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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A crew from Big Dog Stump & Tree cuts down tree limbs and clears the road on Baker Avenue as freezing rain falls in Augusta, Ga., on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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A crew from Big Dog Stump & Tree cuts down tree limbs and clears the road on Baker Avenue as freezing rain falls in Augusta, Ga., on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Icicles form on tree limbs as freezing rain falls in Augusta, Ga., on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Cars drive down Central Avenue as freezing rain falls in Augusta, Ga., on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Tree limbs sag under the weight of ice on Baker Avenue as freezing rain falls in Augusta, Ga., on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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A fallen tree limb blocks the sidewalk on Baker Avenue as freezing rain falls in Augusta, Ga., on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Icicles form on a trash can as freezing rain falls in Augusta, Ga., on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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A car passes fallen tree limbs on Baker Avenue as freezing rain falls in Augusta, Ga., on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF

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