Power Outages Scattered Across Bartow East of I-75

More than 160,000 Georgia Power customers were still without power.

After severe thunderstorms swept through metro Atlanta and north Georgia Thursday night, more than 160,000 power customers were left in the dark – including more than 100 in Bartow County.

Roads were closed after trees and branches blocked lanes as well, Cartersville police reported.

It appears that 100 Bartow County residents in an area east of I-75 and centered around the White-Aubrey communities are still without power this morning. However, Georgia Power hasn't updated its outage map in hours, so some of these homes may now have power.

Let us know in the comments below if your power has been restored or if you saw any storm damage.

At 8 p.m. Thursday night, the Cartersville Police Department along with the Georgia State Patrol and Emerson Police Department were working approximately six wrecks on both nothbound and southbound I-75 from the Red Top Mountain Exit to just north of the Main Street exit.

"It has stopped raining there and the southbound traffic is flowing," said Captain Mark S. Camp of the Cartersville Police Department at the time. Only two lanes of northbound I-75 were open. No injuries have been reported, he said.

This morning the GA Department of Transportation is not reporting any lane closures on I-75 or any other highway in Bartow County.


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