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Johns Creek Weather Update: No Power Outages

“This is a hazardous situation and people should stay off the roads.” - Johns Creek Police Chief Ed Densmore

No roads in Johns Creek are closed, but ice accumulation is making travel on roads very risky. Credit: Patch file
No roads in Johns Creek are closed, but ice accumulation is making travel on roads very risky. Credit: Patch file

Update: Feb. 12 at 6 p.m.:


From the City of Johns Creek:

As of 6 p.m. Wednesday, Johns Creek Police patrol officers report that road conditions are deteriorating throughout the City. The frozen precipitation that has fallen most of the day is now falling at a faster rate.  That, combined with falling temperatures as evening arrives, will increase the risks of driving anywhere tonight.

This remains a hazardous situation and people should stay off the roads,” said Police Chief Ed Densmore. “We are still under a State of Emergency, and we need to keep the roads clear for our public works crews to do their work and for any emergency response needed.”

Though no roads in Johns Creek have been closed as of this time, ice accumulation continues to make travel very risky and challenge City crews working to clear the ice.

No trees have been reported down as yet, but this risk is also high as the ice accumulates.

The National Weather Service (NWS) still predicts 1-2 inches of snow for our area, before Thursday afternoon.

See the City's Road Work map for icy road conditions, road/lane closures, road work projects or other incidents that may affect your drive or neighborhood.

City Closings

All City administrative offices, Municipal Court and recreational facilities will be closed Thursday, Feb. 13.

Power outages

As of 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, Johns Creek has had no power outages reported by Georgia Power or Sawnee EMC. If your home is affected by a power outage and you are a Georgia Power customer, you can report it or monitor it by visiting http://outagemap.georgiapower.com. If you are a Sawnee EMC customer and you experience a power outage, call 770-887-2363, or visit www.sawnee.com/storm.

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As of 12:30 p.m., Johns Creek has had no power outages reported by Georgia Power nor Sawnee EMC. If your home is affected by a power outage and you are a Georgia Power customer, you can report it or monitor it by visiting http://outagemap.georgiapower.com.

If you are a Sawnee EMC customer and you experience a power outage, call 770-887-2363, or visit www.sawnee.com/storm.

If necessary, you can seek shelter at one of the City’s fire stations at:

          Fire Station #61: 10265 Medlock Bridge Parkway (Medlock).

          Fire Station #62: 10925 Rogers Circle (Shakerag).

          Fire Station #63: 3165 Old Alabama Road (Newtown).

Road conditions

Sleet and snow will continue to fall intermittently Wednesday. The National Weather Service (NWS) predicts 1-2 inches of snow. No roads in Johns Creek are closed, but ice accumulation is making travel on roads very risky.

“This is a hazardous situation and people should stay off the roads,” said Police Chief Ed Densmore. “Driving on ice is dangerous to the driver and to anyone else on the road, including our Public Works staff who are trying to keep the roads clear for emergency travel. We are still under a State of Emergency.”

The accumulation of ice on trees makes them dangerous as well. The NWS warns that in addition to falling on streets and powerlines, ice-laden tree limbs can fall on cars or even people underneath, causing serious injury or death.

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