At least 50,000 without power in Carolinas

According to the Hendersonville Times-News:

At least 50,000 customers are without electric service in the Carolinas after storms swept across the area.

Duke Energy reported about 23,000 customers without service Monday. The biggest outage in North Carolina was in Forsyth County, where about 4,000 customers were without service. In South Carolina, about 2,000 customers were without service in Chester and Greenville counties.

Current local outages as of 8 a.m. on Monday
Henderson: 222
Buncombe: 311
Polk: 159
Transylvania: 243

(Source: Duke Energy)


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