PHOTOS: Athens starts cleaning up after Irma

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A large tree lays on top of a house on Bloomfield Street after heavy winds and rain from tropical storm Irma hit Athens, Ga., Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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A large tree rests on power lines on Westlake Drive after heavy winds and rain from tropical storm Irma hit Athens, Ga., Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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A Athens-Clarke County work crew clears trees from Valleywood Drive after heavy winds and rain from tropical storm Irma hit Athens, Ga., Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Crews from Georgia Power, Charter and Athens-Clarke County were busy at work around Athens one day after tropical storm Irma hit Athens, Ga., Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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The Waffle House in five points closed for the day due to power outage in the aftermath from heavy winds and rain from tropical storm Irma Athens, Ga., Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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A Athens-Clarke County work crew clears a tree from South Milledge Avenue. The road remains closed between Waddell Street and Henderson Avenue in the aftermath from heavy winds and rain from tropical storm Irma Athens, Ga., Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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A Athens-Clarke County work crew clears trees from Pulaski Street after heavy winds and rain from tropical storm Irma hit Athens, Ga., Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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The traffic signals at the five points intersection are not working due to power outage in the aftermath from heavy winds and rain from tropical storm Irma Athens, Ga., Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. Drivers remember to treat intersections with down traffic signals as you would intersections with stop signs. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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A large tree rests on power lines on Westlake Drive after heavy winds and rain from tropical storm Irma hit Athens, Ga., Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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A large tree lays on top of a house on Boulevard after heavy winds and rain from tropical storm Irma hit Athens, Ga., Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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The remains of a downed utility pole lies on the ground at Valleywood Drive after heavy winds and rain from tropical storm Irma hit Athens, Ga., Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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The Waffle House in five points closed for the day due to power outage in the aftermath from heavy winds and rain from tropical storm Irma Athens, Ga., Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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