Intense thunderstorms have knocked out power to thousands of residents throughout Georgia and South Carolina.
Jefferson Energy Cooperative representatives confirm 1167 customers are without power in Jefferson, Richmond, Columbia, Burke, Emanuel, Jenkins, and McDuffie Counties, as of 2 a.m.
Nearly 8000 customers were without power early Wednesday in Richmond County, according to Georgia Power officials.
SCE&G was reporting 2104 customers without power in Aiken County, as of 2:45 a.m. Wednesday.
They also reported 180 customers without power in Edgefield County.