Thousands Without Power Due to High Winds

The heavy winds that continue to hit the area are causing power outages across Northeast Georgia.

Georgia Power has reported that 4,586 Rabun County customers were without power on Monday morning. Meanwhile, Habersham EMC is reporting that Rabun County had 505 customers reporting power outages as of 9 am on Monday morning.

In Habersham County, 5,088 customers of Habersham EMC and 161 customers of Georgia Power had reported power outages.

No timetable for returning the power has been set, as crews will be out assessing damage throughout the day on Monday.