Georgia Power encourages customers to prepare for severe weather as third system in three weeks is forecast
March 30, 2021 at 18:21 PM EDT
ATLANTA, March 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As another severe storm is expected Wednesday, Georgia Power encourages customers to monitor local weather conditions and keep safety first as inclement weather moves across the state. The threat of severe weather, including heavy thunderstorms, damaging winds, hail and possible tornadoes, makes it the third severe weather event expected to impact Georgia in just three weeks.
The company encourages customers to use this time to prepare and reminds customers to remain safe with the following storm tips:
While March, April and May are typically the most active months for severe thunderstorms with lightning, hail and tornadoes, severe weather can happen at any time. Customers can become storm ready by taking the following preparedness actions:
Infrastructure Investment – Reliability and Resiliency
In addition, Georgia Power's operational plans, systems, infrastructure and generating plants are all designed to enhance the resiliency of the network to best withstand major occurrences, such as severe weather events, including tornadoes, hurricanes and extreme heat or cold. Resiliency investments include upgrading transmission and distribution infrastructure across the power grid, including making power lines more durable.
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