Over 2,800 Forsyth County residents without power


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FORSYTH COUNTY, N.C. — Over 2,800 residents in Forsyth County are without power, according to Duke Energy.

As of 8 a.m., 2,803 Duke Energy customers are without power.

Strong storms pushed through the area overnight causing the outages.

There is no word when power will be restored.

At least 50,000 customers are without power across the Carolinas.

Duke Energy reported about 23,000 customers without service Monday. In South Carolina, about 2,000 customers were without service in Chester and Greenville counties.

South Carolina Electric & Gas Co. reported about 4,400 customers did not have service. The biggest outage was in Beaufort County, with about 2,300 without service.

Progress Energy reported about 19,000 customers without service. The biggest outage in North Carolina was in Craven County, without 4,600 customers. In South Carolina, about 6,000 customers were without power.

Dominion Electric reported aout 3,500 customers without service. The largest outages were in Martin and Northampton counties.

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