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Power outages more than 1 million as Tropical Storm Irma moved through Georgia

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Eisenhower shopping center loses a section of it's facade as Tropical Storm Irma drives through Macon.
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Eisenhower shopping center loses a section of it's facade as Tropical Storm Irma drives through Macon.

Georgia utility companies are reporting more than 1 million customers are without power as of Monday night.

Georgia Power reported 950,000 outages across the state as of 8:30 p.m. Earlier in the day Bibb County, 38,545 of 68,306 customers were without power.

Flint Energies has 31,500 customers affected by the outages as of 6 p.m.

Georgia electric membership cooperatives, which represents 41 electric membership cooperatives across the state, said in a news release that most of the 31,000 customers without power are also in south and southeast Georgia.

People are asked to report power outages to their local utility company.

To view Georgia Power’s outage map go to outagemap.georgiapower.com/external/default.html. Customers can follow @GeorgiaPower on Twitter for storm tips, outage updates, customer service and more. Customers can report and check the status of an outage 24 hours a day by contacting Georgia Power at 888-891-0938.

Flint Energies map is at www.flintoutages.com.

Red Cross shelter at North Macon Park offers 120 a place to ride out the remants of Hurricane Irma even as lights go out.

Stanley Dunlap: 478-744-4623, @stan_telegraph

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