Power outages, trees down reported after Halloween storms in the Triad

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There are reports of power outages and trees down in the Triad after storms rolled through on Halloween.

A tree fell on a house near the intersection of Lawndale and Lake Jeanette roads in Greensboro.

No one was home at the time the tree fell.

The engaged couple living in the home said they were out getting dinner when the tree fell.

They got home around 6:30 p.m., saw the tree and start panicking because they knew they had their two dogs inside.

The dogs were inside of their kennels just inches away from where the tree crashed down in their living room. They were able to get the dogs out safely.

This is a setback for them because their wedding date is Nov. 16, they said.

Greensboro police reported trees down or unsafe driving conditions at:

  • Westridge Road at Joseph Bryan Boulevard
  • 100 block of Durham Street
  • 900 block of E. Cone Boulevard
  • 4200 block of Lake Brandt Road

At 10:30 p.m., Greensboro police said the roads had reopened.

More than 2,600 Duke Energy customers in Guilford County are without power as of 10:30 p.m.

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