PHOTOS: Tropical Storm Irma hits Athens

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The University of Georgia closed due to tropical storm Irma in Athens, Ga., Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. UGA Will also be closed tomorrow due to the storm. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Many found Refuge from the rain and heavy winds at their local Waffle House as tropical storm Irma hit Athens, Ga., Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Many Athens residence have stocked up on water and other emergency supplies in preparation for tropical storm Irma, Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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A traffic signal lays smashed on the roadway at the intersection of Pulaski Street and West Dougherty Street due to heavy winds from tropical storm Irma in Athens, Ga., Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Downtown was a virtual ghost town as tropical storm Irma hit Athens, Ga., Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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The University of Georgia closed due to tropical storm Irma in Athens, Ga., Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. UGA Will also be closed tomorrow due to the storm. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Traffic signals on Tallassee Road were not working due to power outage due to tropical storm Irma in Athens, Ga., Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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East Cloverhurst Avenue from Bloomfield Street to Church Street was closed due to a large tree down across the roadway power lines were also down in the area due to tropical storm Irma in Athens, Ga., Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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A street sign lays on the ground as heavy winds from tropical storm Irma hit Athens, Ga., Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Traffic signals were out at the interchange of Atlanta Highway and James Daniels Road due to heavy winds from tropical storm Irma in Athens, Ga., Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Traffic signals on Tallassee Road were not working due to power outage due to tropical storm Irma in Athens, Ga., Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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South Milledge Avenue between Dearing Street and Henderson Avenue was closed due to a large tree down in the roadway due to tropical storm Irma in Athens, Ga., Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Traffic signals on East Broad Street west of Pulaski Street were not working due to power outage as tropical storm Irma hit Athens, Ga., Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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