Power Outage in Wendell, NC

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Duke Energy
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Duke Energy
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Wake Electric Memebership Corporation
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Apex North Carolina Electric Utilities
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Wake Forest Power
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(919) 761-7899

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Chatham County dealing with wind gusts, power outages as Ian moves through

Traffic lights were out and a gas station was closed after losing power at a busy intersection along US 64 in Chatham County.

Sep 30, 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

Hurricane Ian North Carolina Zoom In Zoom In

Early Saturday, President Biden approved a state of emergency in North Carolina and "ordered Federal assistance to supplement State, tribal, and local response efforts due to the emergency conditions resulting from Hurricane Ian."

Sep 25, 2022

Crash with injuries causes large power outage in Winston-Salem Open Navigation Close Navigation Close Modal

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) — A large power outage occurred in Winston-Salem following a crash at an intersection, according to the Winston-Salem Police Department. The crash occurred at the intersection of Northwest Boulevard and Patterson Avenue, causing a road closure and a large power outage in the area. Police say that the crash scene is already […]

Sep 11, 2022

Squirrel caused 10K-plus to lose power in Virginia Beach Wednesday, Dominion says | WAVY.com Open Navigation Close Navigation

More than 10,000 people lost power Wednesday morning in Virginia Beach after a squirrel got into a substation, Dominion Energy says.

Sep 7, 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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Wendell, North Carolina

City Wendell
County Wake
State North Carolina (NC)
Country United States
Zip Codes 27591