Counties closing schools on Tuesday were Clarke, Hart, Jackson,
Madison and Oconee. In addition, city schools closed in Commerce
and Social Circle. On Monday, at least 50 school districts were
Terri Statham of Georgia Electric Membership Corporation says
about 13,000 customers remained without power early Tuesday
Georgia Power had about 1,500 still without power, mostly
in the area near Athens.
The company says it expects to have power
restored for all sometime Tuesday afternoon.
In all, the storm knocked out power for about 100,000 customers.