Power outages across Aiken, Edgefield and Saluda counties

Here's the latest on the outages.
Here's the latest on the outages.(WRDW)
Published: Jan. 16, 2022 at 9:30 AM EST|Updated: Jan. 16, 2022 at 11:47 AM EST
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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - Aiken Electric Cooperative is reporting power outages in Aiken, Edgefield and Saluda counties. Over 150 houses are without power.

The outage map shows some have been without power for nearly an hour and half.

South Carolina’s electric cooperatives reported over 40,000 outages at this hour across the state, mostly in the north of South Carolina. Out-of-state crews are assisting to repair electricity.

For the latest outage map from Aiken Co-op: LATEST OUTAGE MAP

Dominion Energy reports a peak of roughly 17,000 outages just before 10 a.m. Sunday. They say most outages occurred in the Midlands, with Fairfield and Richland Counties being their hardest hit areas. Dominion reports majority of impacted customers have now had their power restored.

As of 10 a.m. Sunday, approximately 61,000 customers in Georgia were without power as the weather system continues to move through the state. Thousands of Georgia Power personnel are out in the field responding to impacts from the winter storm. There are a few outages reported in our area.

For the latest outage map from Georgia Power: LATEST OUTAGE MAP

If you come across any downed power lines, always assume the line is turned on and dangerous. Downed lines may be difficult to spot, so always be cautious when walking around after a storm.

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