NEW INFO: Power Restored To Thousands In Carteret County

Power has been restored to thousands of Progress Energy customers in Carteret County.

The utility says 13,600 customers in Morehead City, Beaufort and rural parts of Carteret County were without power. The outage began around 3:10 p.m. and was caused when lightning struck a transmission tower.

Progress says all power was restored at 3:56 p.m.

Havelock says power there was out in several sections of the city. Several traffic signals were not working. Power problems there have also been fixed.


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  • by Tammie Location: HWY 101 on Jun 3, 2010 at 06:40 AM
    We didn't get power back till 6:30pm!!! and we are with Carteret Craven Electric!
  • by Anonymous on Jun 2, 2010 at 02:40 PM
    It is still out in Beaufort BOOOOO
  • by Anonymous Location: MOREHEAD CITY on Jun 2, 2010 at 01:02 PM
    It's back on yay!
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