To report an outage, call Duke Energy at 800-419-6356 or text “OUT” to 57801.
As predicted by meteorologist freezing rain and sleet mixed with gusty winds would be a prescription for power outages.
As of 9:15 a.m.. Saturday, Duke Power was reporting on its website that 133,000 customers statewide were without power, including 62,000 in Wake County and 29,000 in Johnston County.
Fayetteville’s Public Works Commission reported 24 power outages as of 8 a.m. Saturday. PWC said three isolated outages have been reported since 6 a.m. Crews have responded to the remaining 21 and determined repairs are necessary before service can be restored.
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