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Byron now on a curfew as Tropical Storm Irma pelts Middle Georgia

“We can't stress how important it is to stay home today,” Byron police note on Facebook.
“We can't stress how important it is to stay home today,” Byron police note on Facebook.

The city of Bryon is now under a curfew, thanks to Tropical Storm Irma.

Byron’s curfew is set to end at 6 a.m. Tuesday.

“Only essential travel for medical and work reasons are allowed until that time,” according to a Byron Fire Department Facebook post.

Dooly County’s curfew is set to end at noon Tuesday.

Meanwhile, Macon-Bibb County EMA says worst of Irma now underway for Middle Georgia.

People are asked to stay off the roads, authorities say.

Becky Purser: 478-256-9559, @BecPurser

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