Power restored to nearly 3,000 Duke Energy customers in Randolph County

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Wendy Skinner Dyer sent FOX8 this photo that shows a tree knocked over in her backyard in Randleman.

RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — Power has been restored after about 3,000 Duke Energy customers in Randolph County lost electricity during a series of severe thunderstorms on Saturday.

About 2,972 customers were without electricity on Saturday, according to Duke Energy’s website. Power was restored at about 10:30 p.m.

Some other outages were reported throughout the Piedmont. There have been reports of trees being knocked down in Trinity and Randleman.