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Severe weather coverage and closing/cancellation information

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FOX54 is following the latest information about severe weather in our area.

Damage:

  • Tree down on power line at Cobbham and Marshall Roads.  Georgia Power being notified.
  • Part of a tree in the road – and the remaining tree is at risk of falling - St. Andrews Subdivision, off of Evans to Locks Road, just as you turn onto Kemper Drive.  Roads & Bridges notified.
  • Sudan Drive @ Tower Drive - power lines down
  • 2578 Old Pearre Place - tree fell on power lines
  • Tubman Road @ Lion Road - tree down in roadway
  • Hardy McManus @ Furys Ferry- tree across the road
  • Harlem Public Safety is reporting a power line down on a tree that is sparking.
  • Driver crashed into a tree on Horizon South Parkway.
  • Tree down on power lines at Ridge Road
  • Power outages reported in several areas of the county
  • Line of storms moving thru Columbia County at this time; Blinding rainfall reported
  • Power lines down in Augusta at Hunter Street and Poplar Street and on Darlington Drive at Kissingbower Road

Cancellations/Closures:

  • All Boys & Girls Clubs of the CSRA will be closed today, Wednesday January 30th, due to inclement weather. All parents of Boys & Girls Clubs members are urged to collect their children at school or follow instructions issued by the schools regarding bus drop-offs.
  • Richmond County schools have canceled all after school sports and activities due to the threat of inclement weather.
  • Aiken County schools have canceled all afternoon activities.
  • Columbia County schools have canceled all outdoor extracurricular activities.
  • Edgefield County schools are releasing class 30 minutes early, and will be canceling all after school activities.
  • Aiken Tech is not closing or canceling classes at this time.
  • Augusta Tech will be closing at 5:30pm. All evening classes are canceled.
  • Augusta Recreation, Parks & Facilities Department has canceled all after school and athletics programs.
  • Burke County has canceled all after-school activities.
  • Miller-Motte Technical College has canceled all of their evening classes scheduled on Wednesday.
  • Georgia Regents University has canceled all classes tonight.

Power Outages:

  • Columbia County
    • 1600 Customers
  • McDuffie County
    • 500 Customers
  • Richmond County
    • 1400 Customers
  • Burke County
    • 48 Customers
  • Aiken County
    • 829 Customers
  • Edgefield County
    • 109 Customers
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