City of Doraville
INCLEMENT WEATHER ALERT
October 10, 2018 ‘ 6:00 p.m.

The National Weather Service, Peachtree City, GA, has indicated that Hurricane Michael will accelerate northeast over southwest and into middle Georgia tonight. High winds up to 35 mph and 2”- 3” of rainfall can be expected in the Doraville area this evening and possibly into tomorrow morning.Doraville-Hurrican Michael 5pm 10102018

Stay Informed

Be Prepared

  • POWER OUTAGE & DOWNED WIRES. Call Georgia Power at (888) 891-0938.
  • WATER AND SEWER EMEGENCY.  Call DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management at
    (770) 270-6243, a 24-hour emergency number.
  • DOWN TREES, TREE LIMBS AND DEBRIS IN THE ROADWAY. Call the Doraville Police Department at (770) 455-1000, a 24-hour non-emergency number.
  • PUBLIC SAFETY EMERGENCY. Call 911.

Safety Reminders from Georgia Power

  • Never touch any downed wires or low-hanging wires. Telephone or cable TV wires that touch a power line can be deadly. Report the location of any downed or low-hanging lines to Georgia Power. You can also contact local authorities or 911.
  • Never try to make your own electrical repairs to Georgia Power equipment.
  • Never pull tree limbs off power lines yourself.
  • Be careful when near downed lines and chain link fences. Dangerous lines may touch the metal.
  • Never step in puddles. They may be electrified.
  • Never connect portable generators to your household electrical wiring. Connect only essential appliances - freezers and refrigerators - directly to a generator. For more information on generator safety, visit https://www.georgiapower.com/company/safety/electric-safety/generator-safety.html.
  • Never walk into areas where crews are at work. If you're driving near work crews, obey road signs and proceed cautiously.
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