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Grand Strand cleaning up after Ian, power mostly restored across region | WBTW Open Navigation Close Navigation
Crews are beginning cleanup along the Grand Strand Saturday morning after Hurricane Ian made landfall Friday near Georgetown as a Category 1 hurricane.
MARION, S.C. – Marion County was spared little damage as clean-up crews worked through Saturday morning in Mullins and Marion. Most power outages were restored within 24 hours.
Crews working to restore power to thousands in the Grand Strand, Pee Dee after Hurricane Ian Share on Facebook Email This Link Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn
As of Saturday morning, many areas remain without power as crews continue working to restore it.
FLORENCE, S.C. -- Duke Energy crews, and their contract partners, grabbed breakfast and lunch Saturday morning at the Florence Center before they headed out into the field to work on
Hurricane Ian made landfall near Georgetown as a Category 1 storm, according to the National Hurricane Center.
POWER OUTAGES: More than 60,000 without power along Grand Strand, Pee Dee | WBTW Open Navigation Close Navigation
Power outage numbers current as of 7:30 p.m. MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) — Approximately 36,000 Santee Cooper customers between Pawleys Island and Little River remained without power Friday evening, according to the company’s outage map. About 14,000 Horry Electric customers were also without power. That’s about 16% of the utility’s roughly 89,000 customers. Earlier in […]
Stormy Saturday leads to waterspout on Pawleys Island, power outage and tornado warning in Horry County | WBTW Open Navigation Close Navigation
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) — A storm that moved across the Grand Strand Saturday morning knocked out power to about 950 Horry Electric customers in the Garden City area, produced a tornado warning in the Little River area, dumped lots of rain and even resulted in a waterspout on Pawleys Island. Horry Electric Cooperative’s online […]
South Carolina winter weather: Myrtle Beach, Florence areas to see impacts Open Navigation Close Navigation
Impacts are expected to start after 4 p.m. when surface temperatures begin to get below freezing. Bridges will begin to freeze over before other road surfaces which will take until this evening to start icing.
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) — Power outages are being reported across the viewing area due to winter weather. Power outages will be listed below. Here are the numbers for power companies in our area: Duke Energy: 800-419-6356 – View outage map here Horry Electric Cooperative: 843-369-2212 – View outage map here Marlboro Electric Cooperative: 800-922-9174 Pee Dee […]
An ice storm warning has been issued for Horry County from Friday morning through Saturday at noon and a winter weather advisory is in effect for the rest of the area. To read a breakdown of the forecast expected for the Grand Strand and Pee Dee, click here. Precipitation Types. As with any weather event, officials encourage you to prepare yourselves and your homes. READ MORE: School, event cancellations in Grand Strand, Pee Dee due to winter storm.
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Power Outage FAQs
What is Power Outage?
Power outage (also called a power cut, a power blackout, power failure or a blackout) is a short-term or a long-term loss of the electric power to a particular area.
What Causes Power Outages?
- Severe weather (high winds, lightning, winter storms, heat waves, rain or flooding can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
- Other damage to electric transmission lines (vehicle accidents, trees, and animals can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
- Repairing, maintenance or upgrades on power lines and equipment.
What are the Top Outage Safety Tips?
- Stay away from the downed power lines, park vehicles in protected areas;
- Unplug appliances and electronics, limit cell phone use to conserve battery life;
- Use portable generators outdoors only, well away from open windows and doors;
- Pack perishable foods into a cooler, keep refrigerator and freezer doors shut as much as possible.