Officials: Power restored for some customers in Carteret County


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


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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