Half A Million Homes And Businesses Still Face Power Outages

October 7, 2018 - Comment

Hurricane Florence hit the North Carolina coast on Friday, bringing strong winds and rainfall. According to Reuters, more than 509,000 homes and businesses hit by the storm are still without power. When the storm hit there was a total of 1.8 million people with power outages. Utility company Duke Energy Corp says it may take

Hurricane Florence hit the North Carolina coast on Friday, bringing strong winds and rainfall. According to Reuters, more than 509,000 homes and businesses hit by the storm are still without power. When the storm hit there was a total of 1.8 million people with power outages. Utility company Duke Energy Corp says it may take a week or more to repair remaining outages. The company said it has more than 20,000 personnel ready to start fixing outages when conditions allow.

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