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Traffic is light during the afternoon commute on Feb. 12, 2013 in Atlanta, Ga. (credit: Davis Turner/Getty Images)

Over 200,000 Customers Without Power In Georgia

Power outages have risen sharply in the early morning hours on Wednesday as ice began coating trees and power lines.

02/12/2014

ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 10:  A snowy and icy view of I-20 in Atlanta is visible from a Marta train after a snow storm on January 10, 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia. Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue declared a state of emergency because of snowfall and ice across Atlanta and Georgia. A winter storm stretched across the Southeast as freezing rain and sleet followed on the heels of a heavy snow that blanketed the region.  (Photo by Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)

Atlanta Area Braces For Ice Storm; 4 Die In Texas

The city dodged the first punch of a dangerous winter storm Tuesday, but forecasters warned of a potentially “catastrophic” second blow in the form of a thick layer of ice that threatened to bring hundreds of thousands of power outages and leave people in their cold, dark homes for days.

02/11/2014

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