Category: Emergency

Preparing for Hurricane Isaias

8/4/20 – 8:20 a.m. Thank you for staying safe through this storm! 8/3/20 – 8:00 a.m. Piedmont Electric has been tracking Tropical Storm Isaias which is forecast to make landfall along the Carolina coast Monday night through Tuesday morning. While areas east of I-95 are expected to feel the most… Read More»

Be Prepared for Weather-Related Emergencies

When the wind blows, will you and your family be prepared? Use these tips and checklists to make sure your home and vehicle are properly stocked and organized in the case of severe weather.

Local shelters for Hurricane Florence

Sept. 12, 2018 – 10:50 A.M. Known local shelters for Hurricane Florence as of Sept. 12, 2018 at 10:50 A.M.: Alamance County Lambs Chapel Haw River Opens Thursday at 10:00 am Caswell County None listed at this time. Durham County Bahama Ruritan Club 8202 Stagville Road Hillside High School 3727… Read More»

Watching Hurricane Florence

While it’s still too early to know how Hurricane Florence will impact us, Piedmont Electric is closely monitoring the storm and is prepared to respond at a moment’s notice. We encourage our members to be prepared and informed as well. You can stay up to date with co-op news on… Read More»

Preparing for Hurricane Irma

While it’s still too early to know how Hurricane Irma will impact us, Piedmont Electric is closely monitoring the storm and is prepared to respond at a moment’s notice. We encourage our members to be prepared and informed as well. You can stay up to date with co-op news on… Read More»

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»

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»

Weather Forecast Update 1/22/2016 at 5:00pm

Weather Update as of 1/22/2016 at 5:00pm Throughout the morning hours, we mainly saw snow and sleet accumulate across our service territory. Tonight, sleet and freezing rain will continue across nearly all of central NC, which means a greater potential for significant ice accumulations (up to a 1/2″) from freezing… Read More»

Follow PEMC on Facebook for updates during severe weather

For more up-to-date information on the severe weather event this weekend, and the potential effects of Hurricane Joaquin, please follow us on Facebook at PiedmontEMC. If this complex weather system, and the rain that comes with it, creates any significant power outages in our service area, we will be updating… Read More»