Power Outage in Jekyll Island, GA

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Nicole makes history, but leaves little permanent damage | Local News | thebrunswicknews.com

Tropical Storm Nicole’s winds, waves and storm surge flooded numerous roads in the Golden Isles on Thursday, knocked out power to hundreds of residents and roughed up beaches.

Nov 12, 2022

Coastal Georgia bracing as Tropical Storm Nicole makes landfall

Jekyll Island officials say they are worried about erosion.

Nov 11, 2022

Symrise chemical plant explosion in Brunswick GA prompts evacuations

Multiple explosions and fire were reported at the Symrise chemical plant in Glynn County. The fire has been contained and evacuations are still in place.

Nov 7, 2022

Officials offer advice on how to weather the storm

Sep. 29—The uncertainty about how Hurricane Ian will affect the Golden Isles has generated many questions from residents. The most asked one is where to call for emergencies as the approaching storm impacts the region. For emergencies, people should call 911, and for non-emergencies call 912-554-7111. Updates for the storm can be seen at glynncounty.org/ema and facebook.com/glynncountyema. ...

Sep 29, 2022

Hurricane Ian still on track to impact Isles | News | thebrunswicknews.com

Heavy winds and strong rain from Hurricane Ian are still forecast to hit the Golden Isles tonight through Saturday, according to the National Weather Service, with the Golden Isles seeing

Sep 28, 2022

Jekyll landfill converted to solar installation

Visitors to Jekyll Island have a new reason to appreciate sunny days at the barrier island state park. A new 4-acre solar array is helping to power the island. Built on the site of a former constru…

Jun 9, 2019

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Power Outage FAQs

What is Power Outage?

Power outage (also called a power cut, a power blackout, power failure or a blackout) is a short-term or a long-term loss of the electric power to a particular area.

What Causes Power Outages?

  • Severe weather (high winds, lightning, winter storms, heat waves, rain or flooding can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
  • Other damage to electric transmission lines (vehicle accidents, trees, and animals can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
  • Repairing, maintenance or upgrades on power lines and equipment.

What are the Top Outage Safety Tips?

  • Stay away from the downed power lines, park vehicles in protected areas;
  • Unplug appliances and electronics, limit cell phone use to conserve battery life;
  • Use portable generators outdoors only, well away from open windows and doors;
  • Pack perishable foods into a cooler, keep refrigerator and freezer doors shut as much as possible.

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Jekyll Island, Georgia

City Jekyll Island
County Glynn
State Georgia (GA)
Country United States
Zip Codes 31527

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