Downed trees and power update after Dalton storm

9:15 Update: Dalton Utilities reports they still have about 500 customers without power.

Crews continue to clear lines in the Emery street/Historic District area between Walnut & Crawford.

2 of 3 power polls brought down by the storm have been replaced.

Dalton Utilities has restored power to about 1,000 customers since last night.

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DALTON, Georgia (WDEF) Some areas of Dalton remain without power Tuesday morning following a destructive storm that swept through the city Monday evening around 5 PM.

It knocked down trees and even caused a gas leak that forced evacuations in Monte Vista Drive area.

The leak was repaired around 9 PM.

As of 6:00 AM, Dalton Utilities reports that power has been restored to Thornton Avenue and Druid Lane.

They are still working on Valley Drive, Emery Street and School Street.

Here is a look at the storm from Social Media posts in Dalton Monday night.

Rick Zeisig
@therickontheradio

“the view out my office…”

Power outage at the mall after the storm.

Adriana
@astanley5291

https://twitter.com/babygoth69/status/737392616661192704

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