ALG Connect Weather Alert: Zeta Knocks out Power

Zeta Knocks out Power to 2.4 Million and Kills 3 People as It Races across the South

Zeta continues to charge across the South with strong winds as other parts of the East see widespread rainfall from Zeta's moisture interacting with another weather system. Tropical Storm Zeta is now centered 50 miles west of Asheville, North Carolina.


More than 2.4 million homes and businesses were without power across seven states as of 10 a.m., according to power outage U.S. In Georgia alone, more than 870,000 customers had no electricity. Louisiana and Alabama were each more than 400,000. North Carolina and South Carolina both had more than 150,000 customers without electricity.


Zeta's strong winds are ongoing in the Southeast. Damaging wind gusts are possible near and to the east of where Zeta tracks today. Winds gusted over 50 mph in some parts of northern Georgia and upstate South Carolina this morning. Widespread power outages have been reported along the path of Zeta in the South. A tropical storm warning remains in effect from northern Georgia to Virginia, where tropical storm conditions are expected today.


We recognize the severe impact that current conditions are having on our customers and we are committed to restoring service levels as quickly as possible. As a result of these weather issues, the ALG Client Service Team will send daily updates as we monitor the progress and track job level impact.