Category: Emergency

6/17-6/18: Power Outage Update

9:15 p.m. – We are down to 137 meters without power after restoring power to some of the larger outages in northern Orange and Durham County. Crews will continue working until all power is restored. 6:30 p.m. – We are now down to 37 different outages affecting 572 meters. Crews… Read More»

Winter Storm Izzy

Quick resources Outage reporting: SmartHub or call 800.222.3107. If there is a busy tone, please call back in a few minutes or report your outage through SmartHub or by text. SmartHub and our text outage program automatically report your outage. Online outage map Winter weather safety tips Learn about winter storm restoration with one of… Read More»

Shelter information for Winter Storm Viola

For the most updated information, visit your county’s website. More information on shelters will be provided here as they become available. Alamance County No information available at this time.   Caswell County The Caswell County Fire Departments will be open as warming stations from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.. There… Read More»

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

Make sure your cell phone is charged so you can keep up-to-date with the status of outages or make a phone call in case of an emergency. If your batter is low during an outage, you can use your vehicle to charge the phone. When the wind blows, will you… Read More»

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»