Blue Ridge Energy and visiting line crews continue working tonight, battling downed trees across the service area, to restore power to a remaining 818 members as of 9 pm Friday.
The first snowstorm of the season has given way to rain and high winds in the New York City area, as commuters here and across New Jersey and elsewhere were facing slow rides to work.
Blue Ridge Energy crews and over 100 additional line and tree technicians continue battling outages from overnight winds coupled with Thursday’s ice storm that have left nearly 4,000 members without power this morning.
Officials say all lanes on Providence Road have reopened to traffic.
From the deep South to New England, a deadly winter storm is dropping a messy mix of snow, sleet and ice.
Detectives in Union County say they filed criminal charges against a mother for driving around barricades on NC 218 during Hurricane Florence that resulted in the tragic drowning death of her one-year-old son last month.
Winter looks wet and especially mild for much of the country, thanks to a weak El Nino brewing, U.S. meteorologists said.
On the ground, and in the air. crews. Working tirelessly to clean up the mess Michael left behind in Mecklenburg County.
One person is dead after a tree fell on a car in Iredell County.
Hurricane Michael is now blamed for 11 deaths throughout the southeast, including five confirmed in Virginia and one in Iredell County.
Thousands of people are without power in both North Carolina and South Carolina as a result of Tropical Storm Michael.
The storm cleanup is underway. Tree debris covering roads, downed power lines and overflowing waterways.
Governor Cooper spoke Thursday afternoon at the NC Joint Force Headquarters about impacts throughout the state from Tropical Storm Michael.
The devastation inflicted by Hurricane Michael came into focus Thursday with rows upon rows of homes found smashed to pieces, and rescue crews began making their way into the stricken areas in hopes of accounting for hundreds of people who may have defied evacuation orders.
Supercharged by abnormally warm waters in the Gulf of Mexico, Hurricane Michael tore away tree limbs and sent pieces of buildings flying Wednesday as it struck Panama City, Florida.
Michael continues to move northeast and will continue to weaken over the Atlantic.