Officials: Power restored for some customers in Carteret County

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MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. (WNCT) Morehead City officials said that power has been restored to traffic lights and city buildings.

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MOREHEAD CITY, NC (WNCT) – Duke Energy is working to restore electricity in Carteret County after power outages are affecting more than 25,000 customers.

Just after 1:00 p.m., the Town of Morehead City posted on its Facebook page that power outages are being reported across the city and that Duke Energy crews were on-scene trying to restore power.

According to the Duke Energy outage map, as of 1:20 p.m., 456 outages were affecting 25,284 customers in Carteret County.

Duke Energy said it estimates power will be restored to all affected customers by 4:15 p.m.

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