Outage Restoration Update – June 14, 2013 @ 8:24am

Outages remain for 2,875 members as the result of yesterday’s storm. Piedmont Electric has been working throughout the night to restore power to homes and businesses that were affected by this severe storm. Outages are resulting from broken poles as well as downed power lines caused by the storm. To view our on-line Outage Map click http://outageviewer.pemc.org:88/. Please observe all safety precautions around downed power lines and report any downed power lines and outages to Piedmont Electric at 1.800.449.2667. Crews from Rutherford EMC arrived this morning and crews from Blue Ridge EMC are on their way to assist in restoration efforts. To talk directly to a Member Services Rep call 1.800.222.3107. Thank you for your patience as we continue to work as quickly and safely as possible on restoring power to those still impacted by yesterday’s storm.