UPDATE: Statewide power outages drop below 19,000

As of 9:00 p.m. Saturday, the North Carolina Department of Public Safety says the number of statewide power outages has dropped to 18.555.

Here are the current number of outages in several Eastern Carolina counties:

Dare: 5,741
Carrituck: 2,576
Hyde: 1,943
Carteret: 1,624
Beaufort: 1,608
Camden: 1,207
Tyrrell: 883
Craven: 820
Pasquotank: 588
Pamlico: 553


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The state is keeping track of power outages county by county.

As of 5:00 p.m. Friday, the North Carolina Department of Public Safety says there are 137,934 outages statewide.

Here are the latest numbers for many Eastern Carolina counties:

Beaufort: 8,163
Carteret: 17,601
Craven: 13,530
Currituck 14,159
Dare: 27,305
Duplin: 2,638
Hyde: 4,278
Jones: 1,849
Lenoir: 2,121
Martin: 1,022
Onslow: 2,281
Pamlico: 6,908
Pitt: 234
Tyrrell: 2,328
Washington: 4,066
Wayne: 1,809