Hurricane Delta dumps up to 8 inches of rain on Rabun County

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By Megan Broome and Wayne Knuckles

  • Photo courtesy Liza Broz. Georgia Power works at an address on Old 441 by the Short Line last Saturday to restore power and clear the roadway after heavy storms from Hurricane Delta knocked over trees onto power lines.
    Photo courtesy Liza Broz. Georgia Power works at an address on Old 441 by the Short Line last Saturday to restore power and clear the roadway after heavy storms from Hurricane Delta knocked over trees onto power lines.
  • Megan Broome/The Clayton Tribune. This mudslide on Warwoman Rd. at Black Diamond Rd. resulted from last Saturday’s heavy storms.
    Megan Broome/The Clayton Tribune. This mudslide on Warwoman Rd. at Black Diamond Rd. resulted from last Saturday’s heavy storms.
  • Photo courtesy Lisa Broz. Georgia Power opened floodgates on Lake Burton and Mathis Dam as a result of extensive flooding from last Saturday’s storms.
    Photo courtesy Lisa Broz. Georgia Power opened floodgates on Lake Burton and Mathis Dam as a result of extensive flooding from last Saturday’s storms.
  • Submitted photo. Residents at a house on Old 441 in Lakemont relax and gaze at the flooding that occurred as a result of heavy storms from Hurricane Delta.
    Submitted photo. Residents at a house on Old 441 in Lakemont relax and gaze at the flooding that occurred as a result of heavy storms from Hurricane Delta.
  • Megan Broome/The Clayton Tribune. The Rabun County Road Department packs dirt and rocks Sunday to rebuild part of the road on Warwoman Rd. just past Earls Ford Rd. that was washed away from the storm.
    Megan Broome/The Clayton Tribune. The Rabun County Road Department packs dirt and rocks Sunday to rebuild part of the road on Warwoman Rd. just past Earls Ford Rd. that was washed away from the storm.
Rabun County was slammed with a series of storms last Saturday night and early Sunday morning produced from Hurricane Delta.  It produced approximately 5-and-a-half to 6-and-a-half inches of rain in…

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