As a result of the high winds that swept through our area Tuesday afternoon Piedmont Electric experienced damage to our transmission and distribution lines resulting in close to 7,000 outages in southern Orange County. At the time of this update, Piedmont Electric has restored power to all but 4,500 customers.
We have our linemen currently in the area restoring power and we ask that you observe all safety precautions around downed power lines and report any downed power line and outages to Piedmont Electric at 1.800.449.2667.
We regret any inconveniences that you may have experienced as a result of this storm.
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