Crews restoring power after outages strike Guilford, Forsyth counties


Duke Energy Power Outage Map

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Guilford and Forsyth counties were facing power outages in the thousands, but those numbers are starting to go down.

At 8:15 a.m. Thursday morning, Duke Energy reports 7,576 customers affected in Forsyth and 1,003 affected in Guilford.

By 9:10 a.m., those numbers dropped to 2,910 in Forsyth and 366 in Guilford.

Kernersville was the most affected area, but many residents in that area have gotten their power back.

The power company expects to have all current outages restored by Thursday evening.

The Town of Kernersville reminds the public  that when traffic signals are down, those areas should be treated as a four-way stop.

The Piedmont Triad is currently facing wintry conditions which make roads dangerous.


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