Thousands Still Without Power After Last Night's Storm

After severe weather rolled across North Carolina Thursday night, thousands still have no electricity Friday morning.

By 9 a.m. on Friday, Progress Energy reported 9,203 of their customers in Eastern North Carolina remained without power.

For the customers using Progress Energy, the counties with the highest number of outages included Edgecombe, Halifx and Nash counties.

For Dominion Power, some 2500 people remain without electricity in the Roper/Plymouth area of Washington County.

Dominion says there are many downed trees, broken poles and wires down. The utility hopes to have service restored later today.

While some Greenville Utilities customers were in the dark part of Thursday evening, GUC said the lights were back on by 9 p.m. the same night.



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Thousands of people were still without power Friday after Thursday evening's thunderstorms downed trees and power lines.

Progress Energy expected many people would still be without electricity into Friday. Early Friday morning, Progress Energy's outage map showed about 11,000 people east of I-95 without power and statewide 341,000 customers didn't have power. An official says they have crews out repairing lines and removing downed trees as fast as possible.

Dominion Electric had more than 5,700 customers' power knocked out by the storms and still without power early Friday morning.

GUC says it restored power to all customers before 9 p.m Thursday.

Check out links below for the latest outage maps.


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