(WXIA) -- The severe weather is making its presence felt throughout parts of Georgia.
By 7:45 a.m. Friday, 8,705 Georgia Power customers were without power in metro Atlanta. A total of 9,602 were without power statewide.
There 2,187 customers statewide are without power due to strong winds, according to North Georgia EMC. Only 327 of those customers are in metro Atlanta.
The outages are scattered throughout seven different counties, with the majority of the outages taking place in the Rome area, where 1,837 customers are without power.
NGEMC crews are currently working to restore power as soon as possible.
Those looking to report outages can call an NGEMC office or us the My NGEMC mobile app.