Power Outage in Matthews, NC

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Duke Energy
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Union Power Cooperative
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Southside Electric Cooperative
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Mecklenburg Electric Coopeartive
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Dominion Energy
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Matthews Power Outages Caused by Weather


July 9, 2012 - Thunderstorm Wind

A tree was blown down on Lakeside Dr and multiple power lines were downed on High Ridge Rd in the same area.

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July 18, 2005 - Lightning

Lightning knocked out power to about 6000 customers in the Matthews area.

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May 13, 2002 - Thunderstorm Wind

A tractor trailer truck was toppled, and numerous trees and powerlines were blown down.

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Nov 8, 2022

Duke Energy investigating outages in the Charlotte area | wcnc.com

WCNC Charlotte has reached out to Duke Energy for more details on what's causing the outages and when power is expected to be restored.

Oct 1, 2022

Fallen trees in Piedmont Triad damage homes, knock out power for around 350,000 people across NC | FOX8 WGHP Open Navigation Close Navigation Close Modal

THOMASVILLE, N.C. (WGHP) — Fallen trees are causing problems on Friday afternoon as the remnants of Hurricane Ian continue to cause storms in the Piedmont Triad. Gary Gray, his wife and son were at their home on Arden Place in High Point, when they heard a loud noise. “It almost sounded like you could hear […]

Sep 30, 2022

Tracking Ian rain and wind in the Piedmont Triad | Live Updates | wfmynews2.com

WFMY News 2 is bringing you live Friday updates on weather conditions, Duke Energy power outages, damage, and flooding from Ian across the Greensboro area.

Sep 30, 2022

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Sep 27, 2022

Multiple power outages reported in the Charlotte area | wcnc.com

Duke Energy confirmed the majority of the cases are expected to be restored at 8 p.m.

May 1, 2022

Power restored, road reopened after fire at Duke Energy substation in Matthews Share on Facebook Email This Link Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn

According to Duke Energy, the fire occurred on a portable piece of equipment that was being used as part of maintenance work at the substation.

Mar 18, 2022

Winter storm moves out of Charlotte leaving icy conditions | wcnc.com

The Carolinas are hoping to thaw out after an icy mix left roads covered and impassable in many areas.

Jan 17, 2022

A winter storm moves through the Carolinas bringing sleet, snow and power outages | WFAE 90.7 - Charlotte's NPR News Source

The latest forecast from the National Weather Service is calling for a mix of snow, sleet, and freezing rain to continue through about 3 p.m. Sunday in the Charlotte area. We'll update here throughout the day.

Jan 16, 2022

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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.

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Matthews, North Carolina

City Matthews
County Mecklenburg
State North Carolina (NC)
Country United States
Zip Codes 28104, 28105, 28106

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