ATLANTA, Jan. 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Managing through waves of high winds, snow and freezing rain, thousands of Georgia Power workers are restoring power for customers Sunday as Winter Storm Izzy continues through the state. Crews are repairing downed power lines and damaged poles caused by high winds, fallen trees and ice accumulations. The majority of the 24,000 current customer outages are in Northeast Georgia, which has seen the most snowfall and highest winds from Izzy, and additional winter weather and sub-freezing temperatures are expected overnight.
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Nate Master, a professional land surveyor, is spending his winter — summer at the South pole — working for the Antarctic Support Contract for the National Science Foundation.
ATLANTA, Jan. 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- As impacts from Winter Storm Izzy are being felt across much of north Georgia, Georgia Power has thousands of personnel responding to customers impacted by the severe winter weather – safely and as quickly as changing weather conditions allow them to work. Winter Storm Izzy is bringing snow, freezing rain and winds that can topple trees and tree limbs, causing damage to electrical equipment and power lines. Customers are urged to stay vigilant and put safety first today.
“There was a lack of Idaho-specific information (on climate change), so if you don’t know the impact and opportunity, then you can’t plan for the future, and it’s hard to keep the economy strong.”
SHREVEPORT, La. - Areas of rain mixed with snow Saturday afternoon over Southeast OK, Southwest AR, and Northeast TX shifted southeast into portions of North LA in the evening, as it gradually transitioned over to snow. It's important to note that not everyone will see the winter precipitation.
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy today said the hazardous wintry precipitation from this weekend's approaching winter storm could cause an estimated 750,000 customers to lose power in North Carolina and South Carolina, based on the storm's current forecasted track, and power outages in some of the hardest-hit areas could last several days.
RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Energy Virginia crews are prepared for the second storm of the year, which is expected to bring winter weather across the company's service area beginning Sunday. The storm could bring snow, ice, sleet, freezing rain and high winds to parts of Virginia, which has the potential to cause power outages.
ATLANTA — With winter weather predicted to hit parts of north Georgia and metro Atlanta this weekend, the Georgia Department of Transportation is actively preparing and coordinating brine operations, equipment and materials readiness and staffing plans in an effort to respond to the pending threat of a significant winter weather system by treating thousands of miles of interstates and state routes across north Georgia.
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SHREVEPORT, La. - Reform Shreveport and the Shreveport Volunteer Network are organizing a community winter weather donation drive to be held on Saturday at Summer Grove Baptist Church in Shreveport.