Power Outage in Nebo, NC

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Duke Energy
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Rutherford Electric Membership Corporation
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Duke Energy
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French Broad Electric Membership Corporation
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(828) 649-2051
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Nebo Power Outages Caused by Weather


May 16, 2023 - Thunderstorm Wind

Several trees were blown down in multiple locations just north of the town of Yadkinville. A power pole was blown onto a home, and a shed was blown over and destroyed.

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January 11, 2020 - Thunderstorm Wind

County comms reported many trees and power lines blown down across southern and central portions of McDowell County.

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July 6, 2017 - Thunderstorm Wind

EM reported trees blown down on power lines on Wildlife Rd at Highway 126.

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June 13, 2012 - Thunderstorm Wind

Multiple trees and power lines were blown down in the Nebo area.

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July 17, 2010 - Thunderstorm Wind

Two trees were blown down on a trailer and a car. One power pole was also knocked down by thunderstorm winds.

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McDowell firefighters, emergency personnel respond to fires, wrecks and more

Heavy rains, fires, wrecks and more kept McDowell emergency personnel busy over Veterans Day weekend.

Nov 14, 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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Nebo, North Carolina

City Nebo
County McDowell
State North Carolina (NC)
Country United States
Zip Codes 28761

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