Ice, wind down trees across NC; over 300,000 across state without power

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HIGH POINT, N.C. — Thousands of people across the Piedmont are without power due to the latest winter storm to slam the Piedmont.

Snow, sleet and freezing rain has pummeled the Piedmont late Thursday into Friday.

Roads are treacherous and thousands of people are without power.

Duke Energy is reporting over 300,000 outages across North Carolina. High Point Electric is reporting over 30,000 outages.

Latest outage breakdown:

Guilford County – 124,615
High Point – 39,967
Alamance County – 56,318
Randolph County – 36,541
Davidson County – 24,976
Forsyth County – 12,068
Davie County – 4,440

Duke Energy spokeswoman Lisa Hoffman said Duke is bringing in crews from outside areas to help.

“They will be out and they’ll work around the clock to get these folks back on line as soon as we can,” Hoffman said.

Follow our live blog for the latest updates.

Duke Energy customers: Report an outage | View current outages – or call 1-800-POWER ON.

City of High Point: Power outage information

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