For hundreds of thousands of metro Atlanta residents, Monday was challenging (if not horrifying), filled with downed trees, damaged homes, and ongoing, mass power-outages.
Atlanta may have been spared the destruction seen in Florida and South Georgia as Tropical Storm Irma rolled through the region last night, but there was still plenty of damage to sort out. And even more near-misses as rain-weakened soil, combined with high winds, sent the city’s famed tree canopy plummeting near vehicles and homes.
To help visually grasp the extent of Irma’s widespread impact, here are some Instagram posts from across the metro:
- Photos: Hurricane Irma lashes Atlanta [Curbed Atlanta]