Update: By midnight, power had been restored to all but five meters in Oconee County, according to Walton EMC's website.
Update 8:45 p.m. :
Slightly more than 2,000 Oconee County meters were reportedly experiencing power outages Sunday, according to , and the company was working to restore service.
The outages were caused when a large tree fell and took out three sections of power line on McRee Gin Road, also causing a grass fire, Walton EMC Communications Coordinator Greg Brooks said in an email.
Keep track of the outages on the company's website by clicking here. Outages may be reported online at www.outageentry.com/Consumer/SignOn.php or by calling 770-267-2505.
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The website Punny Money offers tips on what to do in the event of a summertime power outage.
And read the latest blog by Greg Brooks about during periods of excessive heat.