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 today mainly in the afternoon through early evening with damaging winds up to 45 MPH capable of knocking down tree limbs and potentially power lines.

BE SAFE AND BE PREPARED

Please listen to NOAA Weather radio or go to weather.gov for more information to follow weather in our area.  Piedmont Electric is on alert and will be providing ongoing communications and weather monitoring.  If a power outage occurs, Piedmont Electric customers should report the outage to 800.449.2667.  You can also check our online Outage Map Viewer which provides detailed outage information, including location.  If you would like to understand how power is restored after a major outage, check out our “Steps to Restoring” graphic here.