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Storms rip through south Fulton
by Staff Reports
June 14, 2013 04:52 PM | 1818 views | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend | print
South Fulton got hammered by storms sweeping across the metro last night.

Fulton County Airport’s Brown Field lost power for a short time, affecting the tower and all runway and taxiway lights, county officials said.

Traffic signals at major intersections like Old Fairburn Road at Camp Creek Parkway and I-285 at Cascade Road were on the blink.

Five trees fell on streets like Pompay Drive and Old Fairburn Road, Atlanta-Fulton Emergency Management said.

Emergency crews are in Sandy Springs now providing support. More than 40 roads are still blocked by trees and power lines.

About 200,000 Georgia Power customers metro-wide lost power and were still without lights this morning.

In Fulton County, 20,000 customers were in the dark, according to the utility.

Electricity may be restored by midnight tonight or Saturday morning.

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