Category: Inclement Weather

Offices Open

Our offices are open and there will be no disconnects the rest of this week. We suggest staying off the roads if possible. Stay safe and warm!

Winter Weather Advisory in Effect 12/8-12/9

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for our service territory from 9:00 a.m. this morning to 4:00 p.m. this Saturday. Be prepared for falling snow, reduced visibility and possibly accumulation of slush or wet snow on bridges and shaded roads. We are closely monitoring this weather and are prepared… 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»

Prepare for summer storms

The summer months see more storms than any other season, so it’s important that both you and your family know how to stay safe during severe weather. That’s why we met with Robert Riley Jr., our vice president of operations, to discuss storm safety tips. What type of severe weather… Read More»

Winter Storm Warning Issued for Our Area 1/6-1/7

A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for our region from 7 p.m. this evening to 7 p.m. Saturday. Precipitation is expected to begin as light snow or rain snow mix and could make fall as early as mid-afternoon Friday. The heavier snowfall will occur between midnight and 9 a.m.… 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»