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Over 107K in Georgia lose power due to Hermine

3 months 1 day 10 hours ago September 02, 2016 Sep 2, 2016 Friday, September 02 2016 September 02, 2016 10:57 AM in News
Source: Associated Press
By: APNewsNow
Image: CNN

SAVANNAH, Ga. - More than 107,000 customers were reported without power across Georgia as crews worked to repair damage left by Hermine.

Georgia Power reported on its online outage map shortly before noon Friday that about 30,000 were in the Savannah area and more than 20,000 others were in the Brunswick area near the coast.

The utility reported that more than 11,000 customers were without power in hard-hit Lowndes County.

Nearly 86,000 of those without power were Georgia Power customers.

Georgia Electric Membership Corp.'s online outage map showed about 21,700 customers of other utilities, many of them in rural areas, were without power shortly before noon.

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