Gusty winds knocked power lines loose across the midstate leaving several hundred people in the dark Monday night and into Tuesday morning.
Georgia Power reported 1,500 outages in Macon, Columbus and Americus at 4 a.m. Tuesday. Nearly 140 Central Georgia EMC customers on Bass Road lost power for a matter of hours at about 9:45 p.m. Monday. Another 1,400 customers sustained outages in Jasper and Henry counties, said Central Georgia EMC spokeswoman Christy Chewning.
Power was restored to all customers with storm-related outages on Tuesday, according to the power companies.
A tree fell on Old Holton Road in Macon, off Pierce Avenue, and the road was closed Tuesday morning while workers cleared it. No one was injured.
A vehicle overturned shortly after 7:15 a.m. in Bibb County due to ice on the road at Thomaston and Tucker Roads near the BB&T bank.
The traffic light at Macon’s Emery Highway at Second Street was flashing after 5 a.m., but crews repaired the problem by about 8:15 a.m., according to dispatchers at the Macon 911 Center.