Power restored after trees fall on power lines in Forsyth County

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

UPDATE: 5:17 a.m. : The Duke Energy outage map shows power has been restored in the area.

Hundreds of Duke Energy customers are without power Thursday evening after high winds caused trees to fall and damage power lines, according to the Duke Energy outage map.

As of 7:45 p.m., nearly 300 Duke Energy customers are without power in Forsyth County. The majority of the outages are in south Winston-Salem in the area of South Main Street and Clemmonsville Road.

At one point Thursday evening, more than 1,100 Duke Energy customers were without power in Guilford County. Power has been restored to most customers in Guilford County.

It is unclear when power will be fully restored in Forsyth County.