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Over 400 Leesburg residents lose power during Friday's storm

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LEE COUNTY, GA (WALB) -

 

Powerful storms roared through South Georgia Friday night causing heavy rain, dangerous lightning and damaging winds.

Ten outages caused 640 Sumter EMC customers to lose power, including 485 customers in Leesburg.

Power was restored to 85% of affected customers by 9:40 p.m., and all repairs in Leesburg were completed by 12:30 a.m.

There was sixteen confirmed storm reports of wind damage in eleven different counties, including Lee County, where there was reports of storm damage along Philema Rd. 

Representatives with Water, Gas, and Light say about 100 people lost power in Albany and Dougherty County. Power has since been restored. 

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