Monthly Archives: February 2016

Outage Information for 2/24 Storm

Hillsborough, NC – Piedmont Electric Membership Corporation’s line crews have begun restoration on this afternoon’s severe weather event to restore power to cooperative members. Current outages stand at 1,825 with the largest outages in Person County.  Our crews are working as quickly as possible to restore power to all of… Read More»

A Powerful Storm System is Headed Our Way Today 2/24

FORECAST Two bands of severe storms bearing down on Central North Carolina Wednesday 2/24 are threatening to produce tornadoes and large hail.  Severe weather is looking more likely late morning through early afternoon today. The main threat would be from damaging straight line winds, though isolated tornadoes are also possible.… Read More»

5 Power Myths

You may have heard a number of “old wives tales” about how to save energy and money around your home. While some of the tips can help your electric bill, some of them can actually cost you efficiency, and raise your power bill. This month, Piedmont Electric is de-bunking 5… Read More»

Hazardous Weather Outlook 2/3/2016

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK FOR OUR AREA There will be periods of moderate to briefly heavy rain this afternoon and evening; accumulating to an inch or more.  This could lead to minor flooding of streets, poor drainage areas as well as area creeks and streams.  In addition, a few thunderstorms are expected… Read More»