Category: Inclement Weather

PEMC prepares for upcoming weather event and potential outages

A complex weather pattern will prevail across the North Carolina through the weekend. Moderate to heavy rain began falling across much of the central and eastern part of our state on Friday morning.  This is the beginning of a 3-day stretch that will include multiple inches of rain that could… Read More»

Winter Weather Advisory In Effect: Be safe, be prepared.

Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect for our area from 3PM this afternoon to Midnight tonight.  Temperatures will fall dramatically as a strong cold front progresses southward through Central NC today.  Lingering precipitation behind the front will transition to a Wintry Mix. Potential accumulations up to a half inch of… Read More»

Winter Storm Watch In Effect for Central NC 2/25-2/26

There is a Winter Storm Watch in effect for our area 6PM this evening to Noon Thursday.  Moderate to occasionally heavy snow will overspread Central NC this evening and continue overnight; 4-8 inches of snow accumulation is expected.  A glaze of light freezing rain or freezing drizzle is also expected… Read More»

Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Central North Carolina

Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for our area tonight due to the combination of very cold temperatures, brisk winds and potential for black ice.  Beginning tonight, dangerously cold wind chills near or below zero will occur from late tonight thorough mid-Friday morning; be prepared as frostbite and hypothermia become… Read More»

Winter Storm Warning Issued For Our Area

A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for our region from 4PM this afternoon to 9AM to Tuesday.  Snow and sleet are predicted to accumulate around an inch or so in the greater Triangle and 3-5 inches over the Northwest Piedmont.  Snow and sleet accumulation will be followed by freezing… Read More»

PEMC Prepared for Upcoming Winter Weather

An arctic cold front will blast across Central NC this weekend resulting in a several hours of 35 to 45 MPH wind gusts with some up to 50 MPH on Saturday evening; combined with the very cold air expected behind the front, with wind chills between five degrees below zero… Read More»

Planned Outage at Baynes Substation

Piedmont Electric will be having a planned outage at Baynes Substation this Wednesday, February 4, 2015, at 2:00 PM. This outage will impact those in Caswell County; in and around Hwy 86 and Hwy 49 areas. The outage should be around 5 minutes barring no unforeseen incidents. We apologize for… Read More»

N.C. ELECTRIC COOPERATIVES STAND READY FOR ARTHUR, ENCOURAGE SAFETY

RALEIGH, N.C. (July 3, 2014, 10:00 a.m.) – North Carolina’s electric cooperatives stand ready to respond if power outages result from Hurricane Arthur, which is forecasted to bring heavy rain and strong winds to coastal North Carolina counties Thursday night into Friday afternoon. Local electric cooperative crews, equipment and vehicles… Read More»

Electrical Safety Precautions During Disasters

Electrical Safety Precautions During Disasters At the peak of a storm’s fury, it may be hard to think of the electrical safety precautions you should take, but it is necessary to do in order to ensure you and your family’s safety and well being. By following these electrical safety precautions… Read More»