Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020 8:30 am – 70 members without power at 29 separate locations
“We expect to be finished by noon.” Very encouraging words for the remaining members without power were spoken this morning at the Amicalola EMC headquarters, in our Dispatch Center. There is still a lot of work to be done, including a section that had up to 10 spans of power lines torn down, but we are optimistic that all members will be restored today, and this could happen by noon unless something unforeseen happens.
After a long hard battle that began with close to 40,000 members out of power, which included 28 circuits being out of service, and is ending after 6 1/2 straight days of very hard work by 350+ outside crew members and dozens of inside employees and a broken pole count exceeding 113, (whew!) we are almost at the end of power restoration following Tropical Storm Zeta.
We appreciate your patience and understanding as we work to finish up what will go down in our history books as one of the most destructive storms and related outages in our 80 year history.