Most of them are in the city limits of Rome, Wilson said, with about 10 customers in Silver Creek still without power.
Wilson said he didn't have an estimate as to when power will be restored.
Update: Some 350 Georgia Power customers in Floyd County were still without power around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to Tequila Smith, external affairs manager for the utility's Northwest Georgia region.
"We hope to have everyone restored by 6 p.m.," Smith said.
Previously posted: More than 100,000 customers in north and middle Georgia this afternoon without power as a result of storms that moved through the state during the night.
Georgia Power spokesman Jeff Wilson said Tuesday morning that 215,000 of the company's electric power customers were without power earlier, and 172,000 were still without electricity at 7 a.m. He says high winds and downed trees are hampering repair crews, and some new power losses are being reported.
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Communications Specialist Jeff Rancudo said approximately 400 Georgia EMC customers were also without power at 10 a.m this morning. Outages are scattered throughout our seven-county service area with the largest concentration of outages in Gordon County.
Nearly one and a half (1.37) inches of rain fell on the area between 9 p.m. and 1 a.m. No rain has been reported in the area since 1 a.m. Tuesday morning, but locals are still seeing the effects of last night's straight line winds.
One southbound lane of Turner McCall Blvd. was closed as crews worked to repair a downed line outside of the Riverbend Plaza shopping center.
A tree destroyed a home at 313 E. 7th Avenue and damaged a vehicle in the driveway. Police say neighbors contacted 911 last night. Rome pfc. Hank Jackson said that there were no injuries and officials were unsure if anyone was home during the incident.
Floyd County EMA Director Scotty Hancock also said trees are still down on Fred Kelley Road off Kingston Hwy. and drivers are advised to take an alternate route.
Georgia Electric Membership Corporation reports there were nearly 70,000 customers without power across the state as of 6 a.m.
Wilson says 65,000 Georgia Power customers without power are in metro Atlanta, and the Georgia EMC gave its metro Atlanta figure as 28,000.
Wilson says the company can't say when all power will be restored because of continuing gusty winds.