Irma downgraded to tropical depression, tropical storm warnings cancelled

Published 11:40 pm Monday, September 11, 2017

Irma was downgraded to a tropical depression after 11 p.m. Monday night.

The former category four hurricane had spent the day dropping heavy rain and winds over Georgia as a tropical storm. As of 9 p.m., estimates were that LaGrange had received 5 inches of rain but more was still falling.

Troup County remained in a flash flood watch until 8 a.m. Tuesday morning.

Irma knocked down trees around LaGrange, but utility workers had restored power for many by Monday evening. It was unclear Monday night how many were still without power.