Minor Power Outages

Only minor power outages have been reported in Eastern Carolina because of the snow.

Greenville Utilities reports at approximately 5 a.m. Monday, icy tree limbs on power lines caused an outage affecting about 1,500 customers in the "Lynndale Subdivision."

GUC reports power was restored for the majority of those customers in approximately 15 minutes. The remaining 300 customers had power restored in under one hour.

GUC reports at approximately 5:20 a.m., tree limbs on a power line caused an outage for just one customer in the Stokestown area. Power was restored in less than one hour.

Power outages were much worse in the central and western part of the state. Hundreds of thousands of people lost electricity, but much of that has been restored.

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