CSRA (WJBF) – Strong winds are sweeping across the two-state Monday morning.

Those winds have knocked down several trees in Columbia County.

Georgia Power is working to restore all outages. Check for outages in your area by clicking here.

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In Richmond County, the traffic light is out at Gordon Highway and Barton Chapel Road.

According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol website, there are trees down at Richardson Lake Road and Pine Log Road, also Powder House Road and Vanderbilt Drive in Aiken County.

The Burke County Sheriff’s Office is also warning residents about a possible dangerous commute.


Jefferson Energy Cooperative’s crews are currently working widespread outages across many counties, including Burke, Columbia, Emanuel, Glascock, Jefferson, Jenkins, Mcduffie, Richmond and Warren.

There are currently, 112 outages, affecting more than 1400 members.

The counties needing restoration include Glascock, Jefferson, McDuffie, Warren, and Richmond Counties.

They will be working through the day and night to restore all power. Visit their outage map located at www.jec.coop for up-to-date information.

Members can also join our text alert service by texting “JECOUTAGE” to 877-JEFFERSON (877-533-3377).